There are 3 ways to get from Bloomington to Joliet by train, bus or car
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Train • 1 h 33 min
$28 - $60
Bus • 2 h 14 min
$18 - $26
1 alternative option
Drive • 1 h 37 min
$9 - $14
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Joliet is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.
The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Joliet is to train which costs $28 - $60 and takes 1 h 33 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Joliet. However, there are services departing from Normal, IL - ISU and arriving at Jefferson St & Chicago St via Louis Joliet Mall/Entrance 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station station and arriving at Joliet Gateway Center. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 33 min.
The distance between Bloomington and Joliet is 87 miles. The road distance is 96.2 miles.
The best way to get from Bloomington to Joliet without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs $28 - $60.
The train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Joliet Gateway Center takes 1 h 33 min including transfers and departs every four hours.
Bloomington to Joliet bus services, operated by Suburban Express, depart from Normal, IL - ISU station.
Bloomington to Joliet train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station.
The best way to get from Bloomington to Joliet is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs $28 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $27 and takes 2 h 14 min.
What companies run services between Bloomington, IL, USA and Joliet, IL, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Bloomington to Joliet every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, Suburban Express operates a bus from Bloomington to Joliet twice a week. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.
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.
Train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Joliet Gateway Center
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 33 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $28 - $60
- Coach Seat
- $28 - $45
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $50 - $75
- Business Coach Seat
- $40 - $60
- $150 - $220
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More Questions & Answers
Bloomington to Joliet bus services, operated by Suburban Express, arrive at Joliet, IL - Mall station.
Bloomington to Joliet train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Joliet Gateway Center station.
Yes, the driving distance between Bloomington to Joliet is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Bloomington to Joliet.
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