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There are 7 ways to get from Arlington to Bloomington by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly to Bloomington  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Bloomington (BMI) DFW - BMI

$214 - $940

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Train  •  21 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Texas Eagle

$130 - $364

5 alternative options

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Peoria (PIA) DFW - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station

$219 - $782

Fly to Springfield, drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Springfield (SPI) DFW - SPI
  2. Drive from Springfield to Bloomington

$209 - $898

Fly to Champaign, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Champaign (CMI) DFW - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$247 - $952

Bus  •  22 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il 1500
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL 1401 / ...

$137 - $287

Drive  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Bloomington 814.4 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Bloomington is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Bloomington is to fly and drive which costs $200 - $900 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Arlington and Bloomington is 703 miles. The road distance is 814.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Bloomington without a car is to train which takes 21 h 16 min and costs $130 - $370.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Arlington to Bloomington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Bloomington is to fly which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $210 - $950. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $370 and takes 21 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $290 and takes 22 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Bloomington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 54 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Bloomington is 814 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 29 min to drive from Arlington to Bloomington.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Bloomington. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 702.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Arlington to Bloomington 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Arlington to Bloomington once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $340 and the journey takes 19 h 21 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Champaign
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
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
Burlington Trailways
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $40.

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