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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington by plane, bus, subway, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Bloomington  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI

$100 - $469

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Uptown Station Southbound / ...

$18 - $40

5 alternative options

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station

$199 - $460

Fly to Champaign, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$157 - $480

Subway, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station Lincoln Service / ...

$32 - $80

Subway, night bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to UIC-Halsted Blue Line
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago, Il to Bloomington Pilot Sta 4821

$21 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington 135 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington is to fly which costs $100 - $470 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Uptown Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Bloomington is 118 miles. The road distance is 135 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $18 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, depart from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington is to fly which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $100 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $40 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Bloomington Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, arrive at Uptown Station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington.
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  • Distance: 118.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

American Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington 3 times a day. Alternatively, Peoria Charter Coach Company operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington 4 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Suburban Express also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to UIC-Halsted
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
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 Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Burlington Trailways
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Normal, IL - ISU
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.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
Night bus from Chicago, Il to Bloomington Pilot Sta
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Bloomington.

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Bloomington. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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