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 is provided by ISSS for new incoming international students. This service is only available for the Fall semester.
  • Peoria Charter (private bus company) serves many different locations including both Chicago airports (O'Hare and Midway), Union Station in Chicago, and a number of Chicago suburbs. Pick up is available from Terminal 2 and Terminal 5 at the O'Hare International Airport with multiple drop-off points on-campus.
  • Greyhound (private bus company) has daily service between Chicago and Champaign. Pick up is available from downtown Chicago with drop-off at the Illinois Terminal in downtown Champaign.

Taxi

The average cost of a taxi is $15-20 to campus from Willard Airport or the Illinois Terminal. For assistance, please ask an employee at the airport or the terminal. Be sure to agree on the cost of your cab fare before leaving for your destination.

Local Options

After you arrive on campus, there are local transit options. For more information, visit the Public Transportation page.