There are 8 ways to get from Battle Creek to Bloomington by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Battle Creek Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Wolverine / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station Lincoln Service / ...

$63 - $91

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Bus, night bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Battle Creek, Mi to Chicago, Il 5371 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago, Il to Bloomington Pilot Sta 4821

$44 - $62

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Bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Battle Creek, MI to Chicago, IL 1482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers Southbound

$56 - $82

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Battle Creek to Bloomington 275.2 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Kalamazoo to Bloomington  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Bloomington (BMI) AZO - BMI

$155 - $784

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Bloomington  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Battle Creek Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI

$146 - $702

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails to Grand Rapids, fly to Bloomington  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Grand Rapids
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Bloomington (BMI) GRR - BMI

$188 - $902

Fly Kalamazoo to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) AZO - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$206 - $1,283

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The cheapest way to get from Battle Creek to Bloomington is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Battle Creek to Bloomington is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Battle Creek to Bloomington. However, there are services departing from Battle Creek, Mi and arriving at Bloomington Pilot Sta via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Battle Creek station to Bloomington station. However, there are services departing from Battle Creek Amtrak Station and arriving at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Battle Creek and Bloomington is 236 miles. The road distance is 275.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Battle Creek to Bloomington without a car is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Battle Creek to Bloomington, including transfers.

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Battle Creek to Bloomington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Battle Creek, Mi station.

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Battle Creek to Bloomington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Battle Creek Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Battle Creek to Bloomington is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs $60 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 8h 6m, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $800 and takes 7h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Battle Creek to Bloomington.
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  • Distance: 236.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

What companies run services between Battle Creek, MI, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Battle Creek to Bloomington via Chicago Union Station in around 5h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Battle Creek to Bloomington via Chicago, IL, Clinton-Blue, O'Hare, and Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport in around 8h 6m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kalamazoo to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Kalamazoo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kalamazoo to Bloomington via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kalamazoo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
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 Battle Creek Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
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 Battle Creek, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Night bus from Chicago, Il to Bloomington Pilot Sta
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Battle Creek, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Battle Creek, MI to Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$19 - $27
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Standard Fare
$33 - $38
Refundable
$42 - $45
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from Kalamazoo Airport to Bloomington Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Battle Creek to Bloomington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bloomington Pilot Sta station.

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Bloomington is 1h behind Battle Creek. It is currently 1:15 PM in Battle Creek and 12:15 PM in Bloomington.

Battle Creek to Bloomington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Battle Creek to Bloomington is 275 miles. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Battle Creek to Bloomington.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Kalamazoo Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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