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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to West Lafayette by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Boston to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Indianapolis (IND) BOS - IND
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$139 - $400

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Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette

$117 - $150

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Fly Boston to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  9h 8m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BOS - ORD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union

$127 - $333

Fly Boston to Chicago Midway, train  •  8h 53m

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

$124 - $472

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  9h 26m

  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 Station

$190 - $568

Train  •  25h 57m

  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 Station Hoosier State / ...

$166 - $464

Bus  •  27h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Lafayette

$120 - $294

Train via New York Penn Station  •  29h 32m

  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 Station Cardinal

$259 - $730

Drive  •  16h 45m

  1. Drive from Boston to West Lafayette 1003.6 miles

$95 - $150

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

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The quickest way to get from Boston to West Lafayette is to fly and shuttle which costs $130 - $400 and takes 6h 47m.

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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, NY and Cincinnati, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to West Lafayette station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 57m.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to West Lafayette without a car is to bus which takes 23h 6m and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Boston to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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Boston to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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Boston to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to West Lafayette is to bus which takes 23h 6m and costs $110 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $470 and takes 25h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 835.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

You can take a bus from Boston to West Lafayette via New York, New York, NY, Cincinnati, OH, and Cincinnati, Oh in around 23h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to West Lafayette via Chicago Union Station in around 25h 57m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
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
22h
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 Station
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $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
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.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
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 44m.

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Boston to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lafayette station.

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Boston to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lafayette Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to West Lafayette is 1004 miles. It takes approximately 16h 45m to drive from Boston to West Lafayette.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in West Lafayette. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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