There are 10 ways to get from Boston to West Lafayette by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Boston to Indianapolis  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Indianapolis (IND) BOS - IND

$139 - $407

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Cincinnati, OH - 419 E Court St
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette

$107 - $150

8 alternative options

Fly Boston to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BOS - ORD

$137 - $340

Fly Boston to Chicago Midway, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BOS - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak

$124 - $479

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MHT - MDW
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak

$192 - $568

Train to Providence, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PVD - MDW
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak

$148 - $425

Train  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$166 - $464

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  26 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette

$117 - $287

Train via New York Penn Station  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal

$207 - $541

Drive  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Boston to West Lafayette 1003.6 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 45 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Boston to West Lafayette is to fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 6 h 37 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Lafayette via New York City, NY and Cincinnati, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 37 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Boston station to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 17 min.

More details

The distance between Boston and West Lafayette is 836 miles. The road distance is 1003.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Boston to West Lafayette without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 37 min and costs $100 - $150.

More details

It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Boston to West Lafayette, including transfers.

More details

Boston to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

More details

Map of how to get from Boston to West Lafayette.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 835.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and West Lafayette, IN, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Boston to West Lafayette hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to West Lafayette via New York, New York City, NY, Cincinnati, OH, and Cincinnati, Oh in around 22 h 37 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from New York Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Cincinnati, OH - 419 E Court St
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Boston, Ma to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.