There are 11 ways to get from Bloomington to Raleigh by plane, bus, 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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Fly from Bloomington  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BMI - RDU

$253 - $1,304

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Bus via Columbus, Oh  •  26 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$113 - $313

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Bus to Peoria, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Peoria
  2. Fly from Peoria (PIA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PIA - RDU

$229 - $1,013

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) ORD - RDU

$153 - $412

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Summit Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) MDW - RDU

$175 - $494

Train to St. Louis, fly  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) STL - RDU

$182 - $510

Bus to Indianapolis, fly  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IND - RDU

$192 - $368

Bus  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Pilot Sta to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc

$132 - $326

Train  •  27 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Amtrak

$164 - $471

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  33 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak

$184 - $511

Drive  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bloomington to Raleigh 797.1 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Bloomington Pilot Sta and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Chicago, Il, Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL, Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bloomington to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 42 min.

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The distance between Bloomington and Raleigh is 653 miles. The road distance is 797.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Bloomington to Raleigh, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Raleigh is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 14 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 27 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bloomington Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 53 min and has one stopover.

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Bloomington to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Bloomington to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 653.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Bloomington, IL, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Bloomington to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bloomington to Raleigh via Chicago, Il, Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL, Columbus, OH, Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 26 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta, Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $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 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 St. Louis Gateway Station
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 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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
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
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Peoria, IL
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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.

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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 Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
18 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bloomington-Normal, IL to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Raleigh is 1 h ahead of Bloomington. It is currently 5:33 AM in Bloomington and 6:33 AM in Raleigh.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloomington to Raleigh is 797 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 47 min to drive from Bloomington to Raleigh.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Bloomington Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Raleigh. 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 .

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