There are 6 ways to get from South Dakota to Bloomington by plane, car, bus or train

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 from Rapid City  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Bloomington (BMI) RAP - BMI

$250 - $1,136

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Bus  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE 501
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Bloomington/Normal, IL 1402

$104 - $154

4 alternative options

Fly from Sioux Falls  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Bloomington (BMI) FSD - BMI

$372 - $1,902

Drive to Sioux City, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Yankton to Sioux City
  2. Fly from Sioux City (SUX) to Bloomington (BMI) SUX - BMI

$118 - $561

Bus, train  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN 702
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak

$159 - $478

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Bloomington 592.7 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Dakota to Bloomington. However, there are services departing from 10th/Jessica NW corner and arriving at Bloomington/Normal, IL via The Bus Stop, Sioux Falls, SD and Omaha, NE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 5 min.

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The distance between South Dakota and Bloomington is 648 miles. The road distance is 592.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Bloomington without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from South Dakota to Bloomington, including transfers.

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South Dakota to Bloomington bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Sioux Falls, SD station.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Bloomington is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Bloomington Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 36 min and has one stopover.

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South Dakota to Bloomington bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Bloomington/Normal, IL station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Bloomington is 593 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to drive from South Dakota to Bloomington.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Bloomington.
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  • Distance: 648.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Bloomington, IL, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Rapid City to Bloomington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via The Bus Stop, Maple/Career NE corner, Sioux Falls, SD, and Omaha, NE in around 15 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Sioux City to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Sioux City to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bloomington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Bloomington via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station 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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways

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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 South Dakota to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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