There are 10 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Bloomington by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly to Bloomington  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Bloomington (BMI) PIT - BMI

$174 - $904

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Bus, night bus  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago, Il to Bloomington Pilot Sta 4821

$73 - $101

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Fly to Champaign, bus  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Champaign (CMI) PIT - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$190 - $854

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PIT - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$155 - $4,052

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Peoria (PIA) PIT - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria Amtrak Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$119 - $580

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 30m

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

$145 - $413

Fly to St. Louis, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to St. Louis (STL) PIT - STL
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$106 - $406

Train  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station Lincoln Service / ...

$90 - $128

Bus  •  14h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  4. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$74 - $165

Drive  •  8h 54m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Bloomington 528.6 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Bloomington is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Bloomington is to fly which costs $170 - $950 and takes 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Bloomington. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Bloomington Pilot Sta via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Bloomington station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 57m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Bloomington is 476 miles. The road distance is 528.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Bloomington without a car is to train which takes 12h 57m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Pittsburgh to Bloomington, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Bloomington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Bloomington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Bloomington is to fly which takes 6h 50m and costs $170 - $950. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 12h 57m, you could also bus, which costs $70 - $170 and takes 14h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Bloomington.
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  • Distance: 475.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Bloomington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Chicago Union Station in around 12h 57m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Peoria via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Peoria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Peoria via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bloomington via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Pittsburgh to St. Louis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 St. Louis Gateway Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Peoria Amtrak Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh to Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Bloomington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 56m and has one stopover.

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

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Bloomington is 1h behind Pittsburgh. It is currently 3:05 PM in Pittsburgh and 2:05 PM in Bloomington.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Bloomington is 529 miles. It takes approximately 8h 54m to drive from Pittsburgh to Bloomington.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh 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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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs $3.

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