There are 5 ways to get from Rockford to Bloomington by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford, IL to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Uptown Station Southbound / ...

$73 - $99

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Rockford to Bloomington 132.4 miles

$13 - $19

Bus, fly to Bloomington  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI

$151 - $530

Bus, fly to Peoria  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  3. Take the bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station

$251 - $522

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The cheapest way to get from Rockford to Bloomington is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockford to Bloomington is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $13 - $19.

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The distance between Rockford and Bloomington is 199 km. The road distance is 212 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Rockford to Bloomington, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Rockford, IL, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Rockford to Bloomington via Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, and Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport in around 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$14 - $21
Business Seat
$28
Roomette
$183
Bedroom
$330 - $350
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Rockford, IL to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Normal, IL - ISU
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com

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