There are 5 ways to get from Elburn to Bloomington by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, line 301 bus, bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Elburn to Wheaton
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Wheaton Metra to Oak Brook Center / Macy's 301
  3. Take the bus from Oakbrook Mall to Watterson Towers

$33 - $52

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Train, night bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Elburn to Chicago OTC Up-W
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago, Il to Bloomington Pilot Sta 4821

$30 - $42

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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Elburn to Chicago OTC Up-W
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station Lincoln Service / ...

$38 - $55

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Elburn to Bloomington 141.5 miles

$13 - $20

Train, fly  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Elburn to Chicago OTC
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI

$106 - $486

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The cheapest way to get from Elburn to Bloomington is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Elburn to Bloomington is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Elburn to Bloomington station. However, there are services departing from Elburn and arriving at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between Elburn and Bloomington is 102 miles. The road distance is 141.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Elburn to Bloomington without a car is to train and line 301 bus and bus which takes 4h 41m and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Elburn to Bloomington, including transfers.

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Elburn to Bloomington train services, operated by Metra, depart from Elburn station.

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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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Elburn to Bloomington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elburn to Bloomington is 141 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Elburn to Bloomington.

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  • Distance: 101.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Elburn, IL, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Elburn to Bloomington via Chicago OTC and Chicago Union Station in around 4h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Elburn to Wheaton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Metra
Train from Elburn to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Metra
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
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Wheaton Metra to Oak Brook Center / Macy's
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Oakbrook Mall to Watterson Towers
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.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
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60

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

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There are 34+ hotels available in Bloomington. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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