There are 3 ways to get from Carmel to Bloomington by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington/Normal, IL 1401 / ...

$82 - $111

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Carmel to Bloomington 173.2 miles

$17 - $25

Fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Bloomington (BMI) IND - BMI

$253 - $1,009

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The cheapest way to get from Carmel to Bloomington is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carmel to Bloomington is to drive which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $17 - $25.

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The distance between Carmel and Bloomington is 250 km. The road distance is 277 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Carmel to Bloomington, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Carmel, IN, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Carmel to Bloomington 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Amtrak also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Carmel to Bloomington hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Bloomington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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