There are 4 ways to get from Columbia to Bloomington by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbia, MO to St. Louis Airport
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Bloomington Pilot Sta 1158

$125 - $163

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbia, MO to St. Louis Airport
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$134 - $184

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Columbia to Bloomington 280.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Columbia (COU) to Bloomington (BMI) COU - BMI

$178 - $795

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The cheapest way to get from Columbia to Bloomington is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia to Bloomington is to fly which costs $170 - $800 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Columbia and Bloomington is 208 miles. The road distance is 280.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Columbia to Bloomington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbia to Bloomington. However, there are services departing from Columbia, MO and arriving at Bloomington Pilot Sta via 10043 Natural Bridge Wb, St Louis Lambert Fld and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Columbia, MO, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Columbia to Bloomington via St. Louis Airport, 10043 Natural Bridge Wb, Lambert Busport, St Louis Lambert Fld, and St Louis, Mo in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Columbia to Bloomington 4 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbia to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Columbia to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 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
Bus operators
Mo-X
Website
moexpress.com
Bus from Columbia, MO to St. Louis Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
moexpress.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Bloomington Pilot Sta
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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