Find bus tickets from Bloomington to Lima
Bloomington to Lima bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||11h 30m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Bloomington to Lima right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Bloomington to Lima?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $34.47 was the low point for bus fares from Bloomington to Lima. Buses from Lima to Bloomington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $34.47 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $39.74 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 14 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 168 miles (271 kilometers) from Bloomington, IN to Lima, OH. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Lima, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bloomington?
The first bus leaves at 6:00pm and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bloomington to Lima, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Bloomington to Lima?
There is one bus company that operates from Bloomington to Lima. Miller Transportation is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Miller Transportation||2||14h 38m||$40.90|
Where does the bus leave from in Bloomington?
Most buses depart from the main station in Bloomington, Indiana:
- Bloomington Transit Ctr
Where does the bus arrive in Lima?
All buses from Bloomington arrive at one main station in Lima, Ohio:
- Reg Transit Auth - 218 E High St