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

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

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kankakee Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL 1401

$52 - $94

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Kankakee Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$39 - $238

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Kankakee, Il to Champaign, Il 1163 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL 1401

$45 - $79

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Kankakee to Bloomington 87.8 miles

$8 - $13

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

You can take a bus from Kankakee to Bloomington via Kankakee, Il, Champaign, Il, and Champaign, IL in around 3 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kankakee to Bloomington via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 4 h 38 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kankakee Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Kankakee Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$14 - $21
Business Seat
$28
Roomette
$183
Bedroom
$330 - $350
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kankakee, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kankakee to Bloomington?

The distance between Kankakee and Bloomington is 119 km. The road distance is 140 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kankakee to Bloomington?

The cheapest way to get from Kankakee to Bloomington is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kankakee to Bloomington?

The quickest way to get from Kankakee to Bloomington is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $8 - $13.

Is there a direct train between Kankakee and Bloomington?

No, there is no direct train from Kankakee to Bloomington. However, there are services departing from Kankakee Amtrak and arriving at Bloomington-Normal Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Kankakee to Bloomington?

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Kankakee to Bloomington, including transfers.