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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Peoria, fly  •  4 h 47 min

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

$189 - $912

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il 1158
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi 5508 / ...

$49 - $124

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Fly from Bloomington  •  6 h 31 min

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

$213 - $1,103

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 28 min

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

$133 - $361

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 24 min

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

$155 - $333

Bus to Moline, fly  •  7 h 42 min

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

$157 - $750

Train  •  8 h 38 min

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

$64 - $151

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  11 h 38 min

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

$58 - $121

Drive  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Bloomington to Detroit 388.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Detroit is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Detroit is to bus and fly which costs $180 - $950 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Bloomington Pilot Sta and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bloomington to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak and arriving at Detroit Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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The distance between Bloomington and Detroit is 335 miles. The road distance is 388.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 13 min and costs $45 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Bloomington to Detroit, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Detroit is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $210 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $130 and takes 8 h 13 min, you could also train, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Bloomington to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 335.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Bloomington to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bloomington to Detroit via Chicago, Il in around 8 h 13 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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Bloomington to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 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 14 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 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
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
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 Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
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
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
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $80

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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 Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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Detroit is 1 h ahead of Bloomington. It is currently 7:27 AM in Bloomington and 8:27 AM in Detroit.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloomington to Detroit is 388 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to drive from Bloomington to Detroit.

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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 Detroit bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $67 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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