Willard Airport is owned and operated by the University of Illinois, and is located just 5 miles south of campus on SR 45. Daily non-stops from Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth are offered by American Airlines and Delta.
Once at the airport, you can rent a car, take a taxi, or ride the bus.
Champaign-Urbana is located in mid-eastern Illinois, an hour from the Indiana border. Several major highways lead to Champaign-Urbana: I-74 west from Indianapolis (1.5 hours); I-57 south from Chicago (2.5 hours); I-70 east/I-57 north from St. Louis (3 hours); I-72 east from Springfield (1.5 hours)
Champaign-Urbana is serviced by Amtrak on the daily Lincoln route between Chicago and St. Louis.
Amtrak Station: 45 E. University Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820.
Champaign-Urbana is accessible by Greyhound Bus from multiple cities or by Megabus from Chicago and Memphis, TN.
Greyhound bus station: 45 E. University Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820
Megabus bus stop: Intersection of Market & Logan Streets, downtown Champaign, IL 61820
Taxis are plentiful, but you will probably need to call a few minutes ahead to arrange a ride in advance.
ATLAS Cab: (217) 419-1333
Checker Cab Co.: (217) 355-0200
Mommy’s Cab, Inc.: (217) 344-8731
Old Timer’s Taxi: (217) 202-9768
Yellow Cab Co.: (217) 355-3553
MTD Bus Service
The Metro Transportation District (MTD) Bus Service will get you all around the twin cities, campus, and to and from Willard Airport.
ZipCar membership offers a hastle-free alternative to car rental, and is perfect for short-term use.