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About Bloomington

The terrain and the university are two defining elements that have shaped this Indiana town and its residents. The hills, forests, and lakes provide a valuable and well-protected haven. Hardworking Hoosiers quarried and milled the limestone, which is then used to create spectacular buildings and sculptures around the state and country. Students and professors come to Indiana University from all over the world, bringing their ideas and goals to a community that welcomes everyone.

The lakes and parks are excellent in the summer, with perfect weather and a notable absence of students during Indiana University's summer break.

Dining in Bloomington is next-level thrilling because of the experience that local restaurants produce in unison with their cuisine and beverages – the unique character, friendly service, and attractive ambiance. It's simple to fill your stomach with excellent food, but it's not every day that you can fill your soul with a delicious experience. That makes Bloomington's culinary scene so unique: it's local, varied, and pleasantly satisfying.

To get to Bloomington, you can catch a bus from cities like Indianapolis, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, and New York. The Central Illinois Regional Airport is only a few miles east of the city for air travel.

What bus companies travel to Bloomington, Indiana?

Located in Indiana, Bloomington is accessible by bus from 4 other cities. You can choose from 9 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Bloomington on Wanderu. Greyhound usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Bloomington

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US751d 5h 44m$227.74
Greyhound312h 56m$70.18
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment.

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound buses are outfitted with power outlets, free WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning for your comfort.

Which bus carrier has the best service to Bloomington?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Bloomington by bus with OurBus giving them a 4.5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that OurBus had the most comfortable bus service to Bloomington taking into account the seats and amenities that OurBus offers. They rate OurBus a 5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Bloomington punctually, travelers suggest that Miller Transportation has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Bloomington, rating them a 4.1 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$19.08 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Bloomington, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Bloomington. In the last month, buses from Indianapolis to Bloomington had the lowest average price at $19.08.

The main bus station in Bloomington is 301 S Walnut St. As the busiest station, it has the most bus arrivals, although some buses may make other stops in and around Bloomington.

Bloomington ranks number 4 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 232 in United States. Bloomington ranks number 4 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Bloomington via bus service. On average 9 direct daily bus trips serve Bloomington.
The population of Bloomington is 84067. Bloomington ranks number 6 in terms of population in Indiana and number 273 in all of United States.
Bus tickets to Bloomington range from $19 for a short trip to Bloomington, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Bloomington starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Bloomington can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $36.
Solo travelers choose to travel by bus to Bloomington for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.
The closest bus station to the city center of Bloomington is 301 S Walnut St, located just 0.4 miles away. Select 301 S Walnut St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Bloomington. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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