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Columbus to Champaign bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.00
Shortest Duration7h 15m
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Columbus to Champaign

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Columbus to Champaign is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Columbus to Champaign were $40.00. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $20.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Columbus to Champaign?

The distance between Columbus and Champaign is approximately 277.76 miles, or 446.89 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Columbus to Champaign?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Columbus to Champaign by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Columbus to Champaign has the most daily schedules

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Columbus to Champaign, with an average of 0 trip per day and 11 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Columbus to Champaign. Of the 1 trip there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer Columbus to Champaign bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Columbus to Champaign from $39.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Columbus to Champaign and you can expect on average to pay $49.10 for a Greyhound ticket to Champaign. In Columbus, Greyhound departs to Champaign from Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St, In Champaign, Greyhound arrives at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave,

An average trip on Greyhound from Columbus to Champaign takes 8 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Champaign in 7 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $50.84 for a weekend trip to Champaign.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 39m
Avg. Price
$49.10

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Columbus. Most bus trips to Champaign will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
Bus trips arrive in Champaign at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Champaign for trips arriving from Columbus:
  • Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave