There are 5 ways to get from Frankfort to Bloomington by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Danville, IL  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfort, KY to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
  4. Take the bus from Danville, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$118 - $167

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Bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfort, KY to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$96 - $137

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfort, KY to Evansville
  2. Take the bus from Evansville, In to Champaign, Il
  3. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$118 - $216

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Frankfort to Bloomington 335.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to Bloomington (BMI) LEX - BMI

$250 - $1,032

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfort and Bloomington is 272 miles. The road distance is 335.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Frankfort to Bloomington without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to get from Frankfort to Bloomington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfort to Bloomington is to bus which takes 8 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lexington Airport to Bloomington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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Bloomington is 1 h behind Frankfort. It is currently 2:27 AM in Frankfort and 1:27 AM in Bloomington.

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfort to Bloomington is 335 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to drive from Frankfort to Bloomington.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Lexington Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Bloomington. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfort to Lexington Airport is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Frankfort to Bloomington.
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  • Distance: 272.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 22 min

What companies run services between Frankfort, KY, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Frankfort to Bloomington via Frankfort, KY, Louisville, KY, Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak, Indianapolis, IN, and Danville, IL in around 8 h 22 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Frankfort to Bloomington hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lexington to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Lexington to Bloomington via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Lexington to Bloomington via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lexington to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Lexington to Bloomington via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Frankfort, KY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Frankfort, KY to Evansville
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
hoosierride.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Bloomington-Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Danville, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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
Bus from Evansville, In to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95

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