Reservations are again being accepted for UI Ride, the convenient University of Illinois System shuttle service. This service connects the Urbana-Champaign and Chicago universities and the Discovery Partners Institute.
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Encourage Use of Intercity Buses (Proposed)
UI Ride is an intercampus shuttle service connecting Urbana-Champaign and Chicago to provide an affordable, efficient, and convenient mode of transportation for the University of Illinois System faculty, staff, and students. All shuttles are wheelchair accessible and can seat up to 18 passengers. On-board amenities include free Wi-Fi, comfortable seating, a restroom, collaborative workspaces, and more. UI Ride is operated by Facilities & Services at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in collaboration with Facilities Management at the University of Illinois Chicago. Routes run Monday through Friday, multiple times each day.
Illinois Terminal (45 E. University Ave., Champaign) provides a central transfer point for the local MTD bus service, intercity buses, and Amtrak train service.
Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Lex Express, Illini Express, and Megabus provide bus service to other cities from the Terminal.