Travel, Hotels, & Maps: Food, Symposium Locations

How to Get to Champaign-Urbana

1. Local Airport

Champaign-Willard (CMI): Champaign and the University of Illinois have their own, Willard Airport (CMI), which is serviced by American Airlines, which has seven daily flights from Chicago-O’Hare (ORD) and a daily flight from Dallas (DFW).

Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington-Normal (BMI). This airport is only 45 minutes by car from Champaign. BMI is served by American, DeltaAllegiant, and Frontier Airlines

2. Other Airports within Driving Distance

Indianapolis (IND) (1.75 hours by car)

Chicago-O’Hare (ORD) (2.75 hours by car)

Chicago-Midway (MDW) (2.50 hours by car)

3. Train Service

Amtrak service from New Orleans, Chicago, and points in-between is also available. There are three trains daily from Chicago (2.55 hours).

4. Other information about travel to and within Champaign-Urbana


Hyatt Place Champaign


Hawthorne Suites by Wyndam

217 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Downtown Champaign. Free symposium shuttle available.

1900 South First Street
Champaign, IL 61820

On campus. Free campus shuttle available.

101 Trade Center Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

Near campus.

Phone: (217) 531-2800
Fax: (217) 531-2819
Phone: (217) 819-5000 Phone: (217) 398-3400
All rooms: $129 Wed-Thur: $119
Fri: $149
Single King: $99.99
Double Queens: $104.99
Group code: G-LGBT Group code: LGBTQ3 Conference Block Group code: LGBTQ
Rate available until:
April 25
Rate available until:
April 16
Rate available until:
April 18
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