Millikin Visitors Travel Information

Airports

The Decatur Airport is conveniently located 7.1 miles from Millikin’s campus. The Decatur Airport is serviced by Cape Air and offers cheap flights to either the St. Louis Lambert International Airport or Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. For information on the Decatur Airport, you can call (217) 428-2423 or visit the Decatur Airport homepage. Both Lyft and Uber operate in the Decatur area.

Other airports that are near Millikin are the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport located in Springfield, IL and the Central Illinois Regional Airport located in Bloomington-Normal, IL.

Trains

Although there are no commuter trains that run to and from Decatur, there are train stations located in both downtown Springfield and Bloomington, both of which are approximately 45 minutes away from Decatur. Information on trains can be found at the Amtrak homepage, or by calling (800) 872-7245.

Car

From Springfield, IL:  Follow I-72E for approx. 40 miles until exit 133B. Stay on US-36 for 4 miles. Turn right on W Eldorado St., left on N. Fairview Ave., and left onto W. Main St.

From St. Louis, MO: Follow I-55N for approx. 90 miles until exit 98A. Follow I-72E for approx. 40 miles until exit 133B. Stay on US-36 for 4 miles. Turn right on W Eldorado St., left on N. Fairview Ave., and left onto W. Main St.

From Bloomington, IL: Follow US-51S for approx. 40 miles and continue onto N. Water St. Turn right onto W. Pershing Rd. Turn left onto Oakland Ave. and continue onto N. Fairview Ave. Turn left onto W. Main St.

From Chicago, IL: Head south on I-94 and merge onto I-57S. Follow I-57S for 123 miles and use exit 235B. Merge onto I-72W and take exit 141A. Merge onto US-51S. Continue onto N. Water St. Turn right onto W. Pershing Rd. Turn left onto Oakland Ave. and continue onto N. Fairview Ave. Turn left onto W. Main St.

Google Maps Location of Campus

We wish you safe travels and look forward to seeing you on campus!