There are 11 ways to get from Manhattan to Bloomington by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Bloomington  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bloomington (BMI) LGA - BMI

$196 - $911

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Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$92 - $440

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Fly Newark to Bloomington  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Bloomington (BMI) EWR - BMI

$190 - $824

Fly New York JFK to Bloomington  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Bloomington (BMI) JFK - BMI

$183 - $815

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$137 - $1,760

Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EWR - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$136 - $443

Fly Newark to Indianapolis, bus  •  9h 48m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Indianapolis (IND) EWR - IND
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

Bus  •  20h 11m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Wdt 205
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers Southbound

$95 - $171

Bus, night bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago, Il to Bloomington Pilot Sta 4821

$107 - $146

Train  •  23h 30m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station Lincoln Service / ...

$128 - $188

Drive  •  14h 53m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Bloomington 909.7 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Bloomington is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Bloomington is to fly which costs $190 - $950 and takes 7h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Bloomington. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Bloomington Pilot Sta via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Bloomington station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 30m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Bloomington is 792 miles. The road distance is 909.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Bloomington without a car is to bus which takes 20h 11m and costs $95 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from Manhattan to Bloomington, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Bloomington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Manhattan to Bloomington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Bloomington.
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  • Distance: 791.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 35m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Manhattan to Bloomington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Bloomington via East Broadway, New York, Chicago, IL, Archer & Red Line Station, Dearborn & Jackson, Jackson-Blue, O'Hare, and Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport in around 20h 11m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Traverse City, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Charlottesville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Newark to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Newark to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Bloomington via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Covington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bloomington via Greenville/Spartanburg, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Bloomington via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Richmond, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Norfolk, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Jacksonville, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Reagan Washington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Pittsburgh, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Bloomington via Baltimore, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
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 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
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus Ticket Inc.
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Allen St. to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Book at
gotobus.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $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
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $190
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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The best way to get from Manhattan to Bloomington is to fly which takes 7h 35m and costs $190 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $180 and takes 20h 11m, you could also train, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 23h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Bloomington Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 52m and has one stopover.

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Manhattan to Bloomington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bloomington Pilot Sta station.

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Bloomington is 1h behind Manhattan. It is currently 7:51 PM in Manhattan and 6:51 PM in Bloomington.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Bloomington is 910 miles. It takes approximately 14h 53m to drive from Manhattan to Bloomington.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Bloomington. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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