How to travel from Bloomington, IL to Chicago

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Travel Information between Bloomington, IL and Chicago

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $312
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $15 (€13) • 2 h 26 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $312 (€278) • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesenvoy air, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 117 miles (188 km) to Chicago from Bloomington, IL. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are envoy air, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bloomington, IL to Chicago.

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There are 3 ways to travel from Bloomington, IL to Chicago including taking a flight, bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Bloomington, IL and Chicago is by taking a train with an average price of $15 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Chicago:

Taking a train is about $297 (€265) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $312 (€278) for this route.

A train is $32 (€28) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Bloomington, IL to Chicago costing on average $46 (€41).

The quickest way to travel between Bloomington, IL and Chicago is by flight, which takes on average 52 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Chicago by bus can take on average 4 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 26 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 117 miles (188 km) from Bloomington, IL to Chicago.

The average frequency per day from Bloomington, IL to Chicago is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bloomington, IL and Chicago as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bloomington, IL to Chicago:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bloomington, IL to Chicago, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Envoy air can get you to Chicago by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with envoy air from Bloomington, IL to Chicago for $312 (€278) on Omio.
    • Travel with Greyhound for buses to Chicago. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound Bloomington, IL to Chicago tickets on Omio for $46 (€41).
    • Amtrak can get you to Chicago by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Bloomington, IL to Chicago for $15 (€13) on Omio.
    Many of our customers traveling from Bloomington, IL to Chicago don't make Chicago their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Chicago are New York City, London or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Chicago to any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Bloomington, IL to Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets cost on average $312 (€278) one way.
    • Bus tickets cost on average $46 (€41) one way.
    • Train tickets cost on average $15 (€13) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Bloomington, IL to Chicago online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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