Travel Information

Air Transportation

The University of Illinois' Willard Airport serves Champaign-Urbana. It's located about four miles south of campus in Savoy, Illinois. American Airlines is the only airline operating out of Willard, with connections to Chicago-O'Hare (ORD) and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW).

Ground Transportation

Champaign-Urbana is conveniently located at the crossroads of Interstates I-57, I-74, and I-72, about a 2-3 hour drive from Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Peoria.

Located in the heart of downtown Champaign, Illinois Terminal offers visitors a magnificent facility through which one can access intercity bus services, local mass transitAmtrak trains, Greyhound and taxis. Spacious waiting areas, an on-site restaurant and gift shop make in between times fly by.

Peoria Charter Coach Company also offers daily bus trips between the Chicago area and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

The I Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle for its guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact the hotel at 217-819-5000 or to inquire about it.


Alma Mater statue during Fall