There are 6 ways to get from Bloomington to Aurora by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora Bnsf

$16 - $25

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Joliet Union Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Joliet Union Station to Downers Grove Metra 834

$33 - $64

Bus, line 530 bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Naperville Rt59
  3. Take the line 530 bus from Naperville Metra to Broadway & Spring St 530

$30 - $67

Bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Woodridge, IL Northbound

$28 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Bloomington to Aurora 112.9 miles

$11 - $16

Fly, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$100 - $480

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bloomington and Aurora is 153 km. The road distance is 181 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Aurora is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Aurora is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $11 - $16.

No, there is no direct train from Bloomington to Aurora. However, there are services departing from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak and arriving at Aurora via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Aurora. However, there are services departing from Bloomington Pilot Sta and arriving at Broadway & Spring St via Chicago, Il and Naperville Metra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Bloomington to Aurora, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Bloomington to Aurora via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Chicago Union Station in around 4 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bloomington to Aurora via Chicago, Il, Naperville Rt59, and Naperville Metra in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bloomington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$14 - $21
Business Seat
$28
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Joliet Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Joliet Union Station to Downers Grove Metra
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Naperville Metra to Broadway & Spring St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Greyhound USA
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 Naperville Rt59
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Woodridge, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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