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Bloomington - Akron Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Bloomington to Akron. Traveling by bus from Bloomington to Akron usually takes around 14 hours and 32 minutes, but the fastest Miller Transportation bus can make the trip in 10 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance296 mi (476 km)
Shortest duration10h 15m
Cheapest price$43.00
Most frequent serviceMiller Transportation
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How much is a bus ticket from Bloomington to Akron?

Typically $51.50 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Akron. Any tickets cheaper than $51.50 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Bloomington to Akron is expected to range from $61 to $70. If you are looking to travel to Akron within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $61. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $61 and can be found on June 1, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $43 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bloomington to Akron in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $51 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Bloomington to Akron?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bloomington to Akron. Miller Transportation connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Miller Transportation414h 33m$67.72
  • Miller Transportation

    Miller Transportation

    Miller Transportation, through its popular bus service Hoosier Ride, connects a number of cities across six states in the Midwest via intercity bus travel. Miller buses keep you connected throughout your journey with free WiFi and power outlets on board. The carrier is consistently rated well for on-time bus arrivals. The trip from Bloomington to Akron usually lasts 14 hours and 33 minutes on Miller Transportation, and ticket prices start at $43.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bloomington to Akron 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Bloomington to Akron?

The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 296 miles from Bloomington to Akron. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Bloomington to Akron for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bloomington?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bloomington to Akron, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Bloomington to Akron every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Akron

Akron, OH - AKR-0

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Akron, OH - AKR-1

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Akron, OH - AKR-2

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As the fifth-largest city in Ohio, Akron is a hidden gem that not many travelers have fully explored. The city boasts diverse architecture styles across its many different neighborhoods. For tourists who enjoy the great outdoors, the city features many green spaces, of which Lock 3 Park is the most popular due to its many outdoor concerts and local events. Walk along the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail to take in the scenic views. The city also features the Akron Art Museum, home to an eclectic collection of art pieces produced since 1850, making it the perfect choice for culturally inclined tourists.

You will be surprised to know that Akron was the birthplace of several American staples, such as oatmeal and breakfast cereal. In addition, Menches Brothers in Akron claims to have invented the hamburger, and whether you believe them or not, it's still an excellent lunch destination.

The city's main airport is the Akron-Canton Regional Airport, located 10 miles southeast of downtown. Intercity buses operated by Miller Transportation, Barons Bus Lines, and Jefferson Lines run through the bus terminal on Broadway in downtown Akron.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bloomington?

Main departure station: Bloomington Transit Ctr

Most buses depart from the main station in Bloomington.

All bus stations in Bloomington:

  • Bloomington Transit Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Akron?

Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway  - AKRBSB-0

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway

Opened in January 2009, this swanky steel and glass bus terminal at 631 S Broadway is just blocks away from downtown Akron. The building uses green construction best practices, incorporating recyclable building materials, solar panels, and geothermal wells. The 14,000-square-foot facility has a full-service Metro ticket counter, a small retail area, public restrooms, a taxi stand, vending machines, a 300-seat waiting room, a cafe, regular art displays, and Wi-Fi access. Intercity bus lines including Miller Transportation, Barons Bus Lines, and Jefferson Lines operate from the station, and it serves as a hub for the Metro's local line buses to get around within the city.

All bus stations in Akron:

  • Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway

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