There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Bloomington  •  6 h

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

$253 - $1,304

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  28 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Durham

$128 - $184

7 alternative options

Bus to Peoria, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  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 26 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 30 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

Bus  •  27 h 18 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

$131 - $325

Train  •  27 h 57 min

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

$164 - $471

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  33 h 28 min

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

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, Washington, Dc, Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 27 h 18 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Bloomington to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
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
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Peoria to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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 Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
5 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 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
3 times a day
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
18 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Hourly
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Durham
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bloomington to Raleigh?

The distance between Bloomington and Raleigh is 1045 km. The road distance is 1275 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Raleigh?

The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to Raleigh is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bloomington to Raleigh?

The quickest way to get from Bloomington to Raleigh is to fly which takes 6 h and costs $250 - $1,300.

Is there a direct train between Bloomington and Raleigh?

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 Amtrak and Washington Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 57 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bloomington and Raleigh?

No, there is no direct bus from Bloomington to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Bloomington Pilot Sta and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Chicago, Il, Washington, Dc, Richmond, Va and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from Bloomington to Raleigh?

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