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Buses from Bloomington to Charleston

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Bloomington - Charleston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Bloomington to Charleston. Traveling by bus from Bloomington to Charleston usually takes around 12 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest Miller Transportation bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance270 mi (434 km)
Shortest duration11h 5m
Cheapest price$60.00
Most frequent serviceMiller Transportation
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Bloomington to Charleston?

$79.20 is the average price of a bus ticket from Bloomington to Charleston. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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

$90$60$30MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Bloomington to Charleston is expected to range from $78 to $85. If you are looking to travel to Charleston within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $78. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $78 and can be found on May 24, 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 $54 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bloomington to Charleston in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $64 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 Charleston?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bloomington to Charleston. Miller Transportation is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Miller Transportation212h 53m$83.59
  • 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 Charleston usually lasts 12 hours and 53 minutes on Miller Transportation, and ticket prices start at $60.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bloomington to Charleston 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 from Bloomington to Charleston?

The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 270 miles from Bloomington to Charleston. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 5 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?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday 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 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bloomington to Charleston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Charleston are there per day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Bloomington to Charleston. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

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 Charleston?

Main arrival station: Bus Station - 300 Reynolds St

All buses from Bloomington arrive at one main station in Charleston.

All bus stations in Charleston:

  • Bus Station - 300 Reynolds St

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