There are 9 ways to get from Bloomington to Ann Arbor by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il 1158
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi 4570 / ...

$47 - $114

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Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Wolverine

$78 - $192

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport Northbound
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI 5509 / 5534 / ...

$54 - $111

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bloomington to Ann Arbor 347.6 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to Peoria, fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Peoria
  2. Fly from Peoria (PIA) to Detroit (DTW) PIA - DTW

$194 - $921

Fly from Bloomington  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Detroit (DTW) BMI - DTW

$218 - $1,112

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW

$138 - $370

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Summit Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW

$160 - $342

Bus to Moline, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Moline, IL
  2. Fly from Moline (MLI) to Detroit (DTW) MLI - DTW

$162 - $759

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The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Ann Arbor is to bus and fly which costs $190 - $950 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Bloomington Pilot Sta and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bloomington to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak and arriving at Ann Arbor Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The distance between Bloomington and Ann Arbor is 301 miles. The road distance is 347.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Ann Arbor without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Bloomington to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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Bloomington to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Bloomington Pilot Sta station.

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

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Ann Arbor is to bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs $45 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 7 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Bloomington to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 300.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from Bloomington to Ann Arbor via Chicago, Il in around 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bloomington to Ann Arbor via Chicago Union Station in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Peoria to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Bloomington to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Bloomington to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Moline to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Peoria to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Bloomington to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Bloomington to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Moline to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Peoria to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Moline to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Summit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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 Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Peoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Peoria, IL
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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The quickest flight from Peoria Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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Bloomington to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Ann Arbor is 1 h ahead of Bloomington. It is currently 12:45 PM in Bloomington and 1:45 PM in Ann Arbor.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloomington to Ann Arbor is 348 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from Bloomington to Ann Arbor.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Peoria Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Book your Bloomington to Ann Arbor bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $76 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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