Our location in the heart of Illinois at the intersection of Interstates 39, 55 and 74 makes getting here easy; we’re just a few hours from Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.
There are many ways to get to the Bloomington-Normal area. Our central location makes it easy to travel by plane, train or automobile.
The Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington-Normal has everything you need and more in an airport. In addition to air service to every corner of the globe, the Central Illinois Regional Airport offers free parking, a shuttle service, five car rental agencies inside the terminal (Hertz, Avis, National, Budget and Alamo), and two convenient dining options.
Amtrak services BN on a daily basis with stops at the Bloomington-Normal (BNL) station located on E. Parkinson Street, just a few steps from Uptown Normal. Travel to and from BN with ease on either the Illinois or Texas Eagle Service. For time and rate information please check www.amtrak.com.
A third transportation option is to travel to BN by bus. Burlington Trailways, Greyhound Bus Lines, Megabus, and the Peoria Charter Coach all operate daily bus routes through BN. For times, rates, and to make reservations please check with the individual bus companies.
Connect Transit is the primary public transit system servicing BN. Eleven service routes provide access to the entire BN community.
Cabs and Other Transportation
If you would like to call a cab, hire a limo, or rent a car for your visit to BN, or if you would like more information on any of the transportation options above, check out our listings for cabs and transportation.
Biking in BN
BN and cycling are intertwined. From annual bike races to the recreational riders who pedal the 30+ miles of the Constitution Trail, cycling contributes to the Twin Cities’ vigorous energy and excitement. For more information on how to get around town, check out Bike Share 309!