As the transportation center for Illinois, Bloomington-Normal boasts an excellent network of planes, trains, and automobiles to get you where you need to go. Three interstates highways (I-39, I-55, and I-74) intersect here to provide quick and easy access to the entire Midwest. The airport is one stop from any destination in the world. A major rail corridor passes through the heart of McLean County and brings passenger and commercial service with it. Our public transportation delivers for over 2.6 million riders a year. A world-class bicycle and pedestrian trail is the icing on the cake.

The BN Advantage will keep you moving toward your goal.

Public Transportation System
Achievement Award

-APTA (2015)

Amtrak ridership
No. 2 Normal
out of 30 stations in Illinois

-USDOT (2015)

400,000 passengers 

-Central Illinois
Regional Airport (2014)

Central Illinois Regional Airport

CIRA provides non-stop service to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Orlando, and Tampa-St. Pete. Allegiant, American Airlines, and Delta all fly regularly out of the Twin Cities.


The passenger rail carrier offers ten daily trains on the Chicago-St. Louis corridor and one daily round trip between Chicago and San Antonio. High speed trains will service the route by 2018 through Uptown Station, a multi-modal transportation hub in Normal.

Connect Transit

The reigning "Best Public Transit in North America" cracked 2.6 million riders via 17 different bus routes in 2015.