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

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Fly to Bloomington  •  2h 29m

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

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Bus  •  3h 11m

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

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Fly to Champaign, bus  •  3h 25m

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

Fly to Springfield, train  •  3h 37m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI
  2. Take the train from Springfield to Bloomington-Normal

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria Amtrak Station to Bloomington-Normal

Subway, train  •  4h 24m

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

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University 134.5 miles

Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) flights

The flight time between Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Bloomington (BMI) is around 52 min and covers a distance of around 116 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 51 min. Services are operated by American Airlines. Typically 12 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
52 min
Fastest flight journey time:
51 min
Flight distance:
116 miles
Flights per week:
12
Cheapest price:
$142
Carbon emissions:
61 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:55
Last flight departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) flight schedules

Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) → Illinois State University
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Illinois State University is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Illinois State University is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Illinois State University is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 19m.

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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 twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Illinois State University is 117 miles. The road distance is 134.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University without a car is to bus which takes 3h 11m and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University 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 Illinois State University is to fly which takes 2h 29m and costs $130 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $50 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Bloomington Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University 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 Illinois State University.
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  • Distance: 116.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

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

American Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University twice daily. Alternatively, Peoria Charter Coach Company operates a bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Uptown Station twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
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 Springfield to Bloomington-Normal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, Il to Bloomington Normal, Il
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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Bus from Peoria, Il to Bloomington Normal, Il
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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
Bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Peoria Amtrak Station to Bloomington-Normal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Illinois State University.

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

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