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Peoria-Normal Bus Schedule

Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Peoria to Normal. Traveling by bus from Peoria to Normal usually takes around 46 minutes, but the fastest Burlington Trailways bus can make the trip in 45 minutes.

Distance34 mi (54 km)
Shortest duration0h 45m
Cheapest price$18.50
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceBurlington Trailways
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Peoria, IL to Normal, IL

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




September 1, 2019 - Solo travel

Peoria Charter

Pros: Had an excellent driver who took her time. Was very helpful & extremely nice. And most of all took her time in driving cuz it was raining. ⛈⛈⛈I love Peoria Charter and its staff for job well done.❤🙌. Cons: PPL SITTING IN THE HANDICAPPED ♿with there children and ...

Pros: Had an excellent driver who took her time. Was very helpful & extremely nice. And most of all took her time in driving cuz it was raining. ⛈⛈⛈I love Peoria Charter and its staff for job well done.❤🙌. Cons: PPL SITTING IN THE HANDICAPPED ♿with there children and no where for the disability to sit. It's already cramped up. I had to sit in the back because 3 children and parents in seat and the seat behind them was there 3 book bags. Tips: Perioa Charter the best way to go. Just wish they wen to Chicago union station. 😊.


How much is a bus ticket from Peoria to Normal?

The average bus ticket price from Peoria to Normal is $18.50. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from Peoria to Normal in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than $18.50 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a bus ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of Peoria to Normal bus tickets is expected to range from $19 to $19. If you are looking to travel to Normal within the next week, you can find bus tickets as cheap as $19.

As of today, the next cheapest bus trip from Peoria to Normal is on June 7, 2021 and it costs $19. Just search on Wanderu for Peoria to Normal bus trips using the form above and sort the results by cheapest to see the best available deals for the date on which you plan to hit the road.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Peoria to Normal by bus will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, bus ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $19 whenever you decide to board the bus to Normal.

What bus companies travel from Peoria to Normal?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Peoria, Illinois to Normal, Illinois. However, each company only runs one bus per day. We've compiled their average prices and journey times for easy comparison:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway11h 7m$20.00
Burlington Trailways10h 45m$18.50
  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Peoria to Normal start at $20. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Peoria to Normal during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 46 minutes to cover the 34 miles (54 kilometers) from Peoria, IL to Normal, IL. However, the fastest bus only takes 45 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Normal at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Peoria?

There is usually only one bus per day from Peoria to Normal. It leaves the station in Peoria at 2:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Peoria to Normal. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Peoria to Normal; ticket prices start at $33.00.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Peoria?

Departure stations

Peoria has two bus stations with service to Normal.

Bus stations in Peoria:

  • Bradley University Student Ctr - 915 Elmwood Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Normal?

Arrival stations

All buses from Peoria arrive at one main station in Normal.

Need a return trip from Normal to Peoria?

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