Transportation

Getting to Champaign-Urbana

Airplane

Train 

  • AMTRAK has service between downtown Chicago and Champaign.

Bus/Shuttle     

  • University of Illinois O'Hare to Urbana-Champaign Shuttle Service - service provided by ISSS for new incoming international students. Please note: This service is only available for the Fall semester.
  • Peoria Charter (private bus company) - Pick up available from Terminal 2 and Terminal 5 of the O'Hare International Airport with multiple drop-off points on-campus.
  • Greyhound (private bus company) - Pick up available from downtown Chicago, dropping off at the Illinois Terminal in downtown Champaign.


  • Use the following public transportation to arrive on campus from Willard Airport or the Illinois Terminal (train/bus depot in downtown Champaign):

    Group taxi services cost an average of $8 per person.  If you are not part of a group, the average cost for a taxi is $15.  You may ask an airport or Illinois Terminal employee for assistance.  Be sure to agree on your cab fare amount before leaving for your destination.

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