The distance between Madison and Champaign is approximately 212.98 miles, or 342.67 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 44 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.
Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Champaign. One train carrier operates regular service on the Madison to Champaign route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Madison to Champaign, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Madison to Champaign, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Madison to Champaign, which start at $78.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Madison to Champaign start from $44.00, and on average cost $48.51. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Champaign. Amtrak in Madison leaves from UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St and one other station. And in Champaign trains arrive at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave,
From Madison to Champaign train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Champaign faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 44 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $49.35 for a one-way train ticket to Champaign.