Getting Here and Getting Around
The nearest airports to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are
The University of Illinois - Willard Airport (roughly 10 minutes away)
Springfield (roughly an hour away)
Indianapolis (roughly 2 hours away)
Chicago O'Hare (roughly 3 and 1/2 hours away).
Buses are available from the Springfield and Chicago airports.
Uber and Lyft are widely available locally. Buses are $1 fare per ride to campus and free on campus. Parking meters are available across campus for those driving and are free after 6pm on Saturday and free all day on Sunday.
Hampton Inn Champaign/Urbana (top pick, 15 minute walk, 10 by transit)
Holiday Inn Champaign (~35 min walk, 15 by transit)
Hilton Garden Inn (~35 min walk, ~20 by transit)
America's Best Inn Urbana/Champaign (25 min walk, no faster option)
(Perhaps the most cost affordable option, but least convenient)