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There are 6 ways to get from Bloomington to Oxford by bus, car, plane or train

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bloomington-Normal, IL to Indianapolis 8890 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Miami University, Oxford Detroit

$53 - $81

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Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bloomington to Oxford 268.8 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Bloomington to Covington, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Covington (CVG) BMI - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Miami University, Oxford

$264 - $1,326

Fly Bloomington to Dayton, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Dayton (DAY) BMI - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Miami University, Oxford

$275 - $1,272

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Covington, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Covington (CVG) ORD - CVG
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Miami University, Oxford

$84 - $371

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Covington, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Summit Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Covington (CVG) MDW - CVG
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Miami University, Oxford

$186 - $796

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The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Oxford is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Oxford is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Bloomington-Normal, IL and arriving at Miami University, Oxford via Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Bloomington and Oxford is 236 miles. The road distance is 268.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Oxford without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 8 h and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Bloomington to Oxford, including transfers.

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Bloomington to Oxford bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Bloomington-Normal, IL station.

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There is no direct flight from Bloomington Airport to Covington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Bloomington to Oxford bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Miami University, Oxford station.

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Oxford is 1 h ahead of Bloomington. It is currently 10:25 AM in Bloomington and 11:25 AM in Oxford.

Map of how to get from Bloomington to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 236.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

What companies run services between Bloomington, IL, USA and Oxford, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Bloomington to Oxford via Indianapolis and Indianapolis, IN in around 8 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bloomington to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Bloomington to Covington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Bloomington to Covington via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Bloomington to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Bloomington to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bloomington to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bloomington-Normal, IL to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Burlington Trailways
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Miami University, Oxford
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Miami University, Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Miami University, Oxford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
baronsbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloomington to Oxford is 269 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from Bloomington to Oxford.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Bloomington Airport to Covington Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Oxford. Prices start at $100 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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