There are 7 ways to get from Bloomington to Nashville by train, bus, night 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, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn 1163 / ...

$74 - $171

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to St Louis, Mo 4821
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn 4711

$51 - $134

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Champaign, IL
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn

$83 - $176

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bloomington to Nashville 424.2 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Bloomington  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Nashville (BNA) BMI - BNA

$289 - $1,409

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 24 min

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

$159 - $497

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 27 min

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

$191 - $679

What companies run services between Bloomington, IL, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

You can take a bus from Bloomington to Nashville via Champaign, IL, Champaign, Il, and St Louis, Mo in around 11 h 2 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and Delta fly from Bloomington to Nashville hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nashville via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bloomington to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Nashville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Bloomington to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bloomington to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Night bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bloomington and Nashville is 517 km. The road distance is 679 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Nashville is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Nashville is to fly which takes 6 h and costs $280 - $1,500.

No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Bloomington/Normal, IL and arriving at Nashville, Tn via Champaign, Il and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Bloomington to Nashville, including transfers.