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There are 8 ways to get from South Dakota to Bloomington by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Sioux Falls to Bloomington  •  7 h 24 min

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

$404 - $2,004

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Bus  •  15 h 57 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

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Fly Rapid City to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 39 min

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

$341 - $815

Fly Sioux Falls to Peoria, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Peoria (PIA) FSD - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station

$340 - $1,646

Fly Sioux Falls to Champaign, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Champaign (CMI) FSD - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$422 - $1,954

Drive to Sioux City, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Yankton to Sioux City
  2. Fly from Sioux City (SUX) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SUX - ORD
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$209 - $1,690

Fly Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  8 h 19 min

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

$206 - $554

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Bloomington 592.7 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Bloomington is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Bloomington is to fly and train which costs $340 - $850 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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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 57 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 57 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 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 7 h 24 min and costs $400 - $2,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 15 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sioux Falls Airport to Bloomington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 53 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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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Bloomington.
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  • Distance: 648.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 24 min

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Sioux Falls to Bloomington 5 times a day. 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 57 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Rapid City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Peoria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Bloomington via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Peoria via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
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
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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More Questions & Answers

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, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Sioux Falls Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Bloomington. Prices start at $50 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 $29 - $35.

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