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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albion

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Normal to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Kalamazoo
  3. Take the bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to Albion Amtrak Station

5 alternative options

Bus via South Bend

  1. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Chicago Midway Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to South Street Station - South Bend
  3. Take the bus from South Street Station - South Bend to Albion Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Bloomington to Albion

Fly Bloomington to Kalamazoo, train

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Kalamazoo (AZO)
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Albion

Fly Bloomington to Detroit, train

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Detroit (DTW)
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Albion

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Kalamazoo, train

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

Bloomington to Albion by train

The train journey time between Bloomington and Albion is around 9h 52m and covers a distance of around 310 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 58m. The fastest train normally takes 9h 45m. Operated by Amtrak, the Bloomington to Albion train service departs from Bloomington-Normal and arrives in Albion. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 54m
Layover time:
3h 58m
Total time:
9h 52m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
9h 45m
Train distance:
310 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$66
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:08
Last train departs at:
11:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bloomington to Albion train schedules

Bloomington → Albion
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Albion is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Albion is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Albion is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Albion is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Albion is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Albion station. However, there are services departing from Bloomington Normal and arriving at Albion Amtrak Station via Chicago and Kalamazoo Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bloomington to Albion. However, there are services departing from Bloomington-Normal and arriving at Albion via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Bloomington and Albion is 253 miles. The road distance is 295.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Albion without a car is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Bloomington to Albion, including transfers.

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Bloomington to Albion bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Bloomington Normal station.

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Bloomington to Albion train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Bloomington-Normal station.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Albion is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs $65 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus via South Bend, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 10h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Bloomington to Albion.
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  • Distance: 252.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

You can take a train from Bloomington to Albion via Chicago Union Station in around 6h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bloomington to Albion via Chicago Midway Airport, Midway, LaSalle/Van Buren, Chicago, IL, and South Street Station - South Bend in around 10h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bloomington to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bloomington to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bloomington to Kalamazoo via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $650
Flights from Bloomington to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $410
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Chicago Union Station to Albion
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Kalamazoo to Albion
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Dearborn to Albion
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Phone
+1 800-448-0572
Email
ticketsales@peoriacharter.com
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Chicago Midway Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to South Street Station - South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$16 - $24
Bus from South Street Station - South Bend to Albion Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$21 - $30
Bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to Albion Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$12 - $17
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 Bloomington Normal to Chicago
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Chicago to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60

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There is no direct flight from Bloomington Airport to Kalamazoo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 19m and has one stopover.

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Bloomington to Albion bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Albion Amtrak Station.

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Albion is 1h ahead of Bloomington. It is currently 11:02 AM in Bloomington and 12:02 PM in Albion.

Bloomington to Albion train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albion station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloomington to Albion is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4h 57m to drive from Bloomington to Albion.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Albion. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Bloomington Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs $1.

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