Getting to Champaign-Urbana

Directions to Campus

Whether you are flying, driving or traveling by bus or train, see these directions to campus to help you find your way.


The University of Illinois Willard Airport (Airport Code: CMI) serves the Champaign-Urbana area. It is five miles south of Champaign, just off US 45. Airlines link the community to major hubs across the U.S. where passengers can make connections to destinations worldwide. If you are flying into Chicago, Bloomington, Indianapolis, or Saint Louis, be sure to see the link above for directions to Champaign-Urbana.

Train and Bus Service

Illinois Terminal, just one mile from campus, offers three Amtrak trains daily to Chicago and intercity buses to various destinations.


AMTRAK has service between downtown Chicago and Champaign.


Peoria Charter serves many different locations including both Chicago airports (O’Hare and Midway), Union Station in Chicago and a number of Chicago suburbs.

Greyhound has daily service between downtown Chicago and Champaign.

Illini Shuttle provides service between Chicago and Champaign and will pick up and/or drop off students at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.