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. Pace Bus also services this route hourly.
From Bloomington-Normal Amtrak train to Joliet Union Station. 1 h 33 min $43. From Normal, IL - ISU bus to Louis Joliet Mall/Entrance 1 then line 507 bus to Jefferson St & Chicago St. 2 h 33 min $20. From Bloomington drive to Joliet. 1 h 37 min $11.
Is there a direct train between Bloomington and Joliet?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak and arriving at Joliet Union Station. Services depart every 4 hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1½ hours.
Is there a direct bus between Bloomington and Joliet?
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 33 min.