The closest airport to Bloomington is the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), located approximately one hour away. For transportation between the airport and Bloomington, there are three options: You can rent a car, get a taxi,or take a shuttle service. The Bloomington Shuttle Service and Star of America drop off at two locations in Bloomington:
McNutt Residence Center (1101 North Fee Lane, Bloomington, IN 47406) and the Indiana Memorial Union (900 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.)
If using a GPS or Google Map, enter 900 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405 (IU Memorial Union) as your end point to get you to campus. Two hourly paylots are available at Memorial Union. See website for rates.
From the North (Indianapolis): Take IN-37 South for 43 miles and then exit on to IN-45 North towards Bloomington for 2 miles. 1.25 hours.
From the South (Louisville): Take I-65 North for 70 miles and then exit on to IN-46 West towards Bloomington for 30 miles. 2 hours.
From the East (Cincinnati): Take I-74 West for 57 miles and then exit on to IN-3 South towards Bloomington for 60 miles. IN-3 turns into IN-46 West. 2.5 hours.
From the West (St. Louis): Take I-70 East for 170 miles and then exit on to IN-46 East towards Bloomington for 35 miles. 4.5 hours.
Bloomington is accessible by Greyhound Bus Lines from multiple cities. The Greyhound Bus Station is located at 217 West 6th Street, Bloomington, IN 47403.
Bloomington Transit Bus Service offers daily bus service around Bloomington and the IU Campus.
The Indiana University Campus Bus Service offers free, fully accessible transportation around the IU campus seven days a week.
Taxis are available but you will need to call ahead for a ride:
White Cab Company: (812) 334-8294
Yellow Cab Company: (812) 339-9744
Fresh Air Taxis (Bicycle Rickshaws): (812) 219-6541
ZipCar membership offers a hastle-free alternative to car rental, and is perfect for short-term use.