Cheap bus tickets fromChicago to Champaign

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traveling from Chicago to Champaign by bus

Cheapest price$16.00
Shortest Duration1h 55m
Trips per day63
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to Champaign?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Chicago to Champaign is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Champaign were $29.77. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $1.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Chicago to Champaign?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Champaign by bus is at 2:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 9:00 PM on Friday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Chicago to Champaign?

On average there are 63 bus trips per day. Peoria Charter has the most options for departures from Chicago to Champaign, with an average of 55 trips per day and 1,100 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Champaign. Of the 63 trips there are 61 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Chicago start at $12.00.

bus lines that run from Chicago to Champaign

Tornado Bus

Tornado Bus operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Champaign. The average Tornado Bus ticket to Champaign costs $68.14. Cheap Tornado Bus tickets to Champaign are available on Wanderu starting from $51.00. In Chicago, Tornado Bus departs from Tornado Bus Station and no other station. In Champaign, Tornado Bus arrives at 3604 N Mattis Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Chicago to Champaign takes 2 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Champaign in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $70.00 for a weekend getaway trip to Champaign.

Tornado Bus
Tornado Bus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 13m
Avg. Price
$68.14

Peoria Charter

Peoria Charter operates, on average, 55 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Champaign. The average Peoria Charter ticket to Champaign costs $31.14. Cheap Peoria Charter tickets to Champaign are available on Wanderu starting from $31.00. In Chicago, Peoria Charter departs from Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport and 3 other stations. In Champaign, Peoria Charter arrives at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave and 1 other station.

An average trip on Peoria Charter from Chicago to Champaign takes 3 hours and 27 minutes, while the fastest available Peoria Charter trip will get you to Champaign in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Peoria Charter offers 55 trips per day and you could expect to pay $31.14 for a weekend getaway trip to Champaign.

Peoria Charter
Peoria Charter
Air conditioning
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 27m
Avg. Price
$31.14

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 7 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Champaign. The average Greyhound ticket to Champaign costs $21.72. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Champaign are available on Wanderu starting from $16.00. In Chicago, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In Champaign, Greyhound arrives at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Champaign takes 3 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Champaign in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $27.42 for a weekend getaway trip to Champaign.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 5m
Avg. Price
$21.72

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 7 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Champaign will depart from Chicago O'Hare Bus/Shuttle Ctr, Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport, Midway Intl Airport, Van Buren St btwn S Canal St and S Clinton St, Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, Tornado Bus Station.
  • Chicago O'Hare Bus/Shuttle Ctr
  • Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport
  • Midway Intl Airport
  • Van Buren St btwn S Canal St and S Clinton St
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Tornado Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Champaign at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave, 406 E Armory Ave, 3604 N Mattis Ave are the main bus stations in Champaign for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave
  • 406 E Armory Ave
  • 3604 N Mattis Ave