There are 7 ways to get from Ann Arbor to Purdue University by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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

Bus Barons Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Schedules 0014 and 0015
  2. 0358 / ...

$54 - $80

6 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Wolverine
  2. Cardinal / ...

$85 - $199

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 50 min

  1. 5515 / ...

$84 - $126

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. 298.4 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Indianapolis  •  5 h 37 min

  1. DTW - IND

$245 - $437

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 12 min

  1. DTW - ORD

$178 - $380

Fly to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  6 h 46 min

  1. DTW - MDW

$201 - $349

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Ann Arbor to Purdue University via Indianapolis, IN and Lafayette, IN in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ann Arbor to Purdue University via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Lafayette Amtrak in around 8 h 13 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ann Arbor Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Wiley Hall
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ann Arbor and Purdue University is 336 km. The road distance is 477 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor to Purdue University is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to Purdue University is to drive which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $29 - $45.

It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Ann Arbor to Purdue University, including transfers.