Danville (Illinois)

Danville is a small city of about 34,000 in Central Illinois about 5 miles west of the Illinois-Indiana border and about 140 miles south of Chicago. The surrounding area is mostly flat, but boasts six county and state parks and preserves.

Get in

By Car

Danville and the surrounding area are served by Interstate 74 which runs east-west along the south side of the city. I-74 connects Danville to Champaign-Urbana in the west and Indianapolis in the east. Illinois Route 1 serves Danville and the surrounding area, running north-south through the city. It connects Danville to several smaller Vermilion County towns as well as Chicago to the north.

By Bus

The Danvile Mass Transit system has daytime buses from/to Champaign, Georgetown, Westfield, etc. Bus route #10 runs to/from Champaign, every 2hrs during the day M-Sa.

Get around

Danville is best seen by car, though it is possible to explore downtown Danville on foot. The county and state parks have trails for hiking in good weather, but the parks can generally be enjoyed by car as well.




Danville has two Royal Donut locations, one of which is 24 hours, serving fresh donuts and pastries.


Go next

Routes through Danville

Urbana Fithian  W  E  Covington Indianapolis
McLean Rantoul  W  E  Covington Indianapolis
Urbana Fithian  W  E  Terre Haute Vincennes

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