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There are 7 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly to Indianapolis, bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Indianapolis (IND) BOS - IND
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Wiley Dining/RSC on Jischke Dr: BUS362

$85 - $228

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  6h 45m

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

$126 - $253

Fly to Chicago Midway, bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BOS - MDW
  2. Take the bus from Crestwood - Cicero Ave & Midlothian Turnpike to Wiley Dining/RSC on Jischke Dr: BUS362

$211 - $788

Bus  •  27h 36m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Indianapolis
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Lafayette

$118 - $199

Train, bus  •  27h 39m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Lafayette, IN Chicago / ...

$124 - $206

Train, bus via New York  •  30h 59m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Indianapolis
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Lafayette

$172 - $379

Drive  •  16h 50m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University 1005.8 miles

$95 - $150

Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University by bus and walk

The journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Purdue University is around 34h 29m and covers a distance of around 1062 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 31h 16m. Operated by MBTA, Concord Coach Lines, Plymouth & Brockton and others, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University service departs from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arrives in Purdue University. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
34h 29m
Fastest journey time:
31h 16m
Journey distance:
1062 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
$126
Carbon emissions:
212 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:34
Last service departs at:
20:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University bus and walk schedules

Boston Airport (BOS) → Purdue University
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $230 and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University. However, there are services departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at First Street Towers on State St: BUS898 via South Station, Boston, MA, New York, Indianapolis and CityBus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 36m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Purdue University is 839 miles. The road distance is 1005.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University without a car is to bus which takes 27h 36m and costs $110 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lafayette station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University is 1006 miles. It takes approximately 16h 50m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 838.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Purdue University via South Station, South Station, Boston, MA, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, Indianapolis, Lafayette, CityBus Center, and First Street Towers on State St: BUS898 in around 27h 36m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
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 Boston to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$200 - $290
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 Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $210
First Class
$190 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Indianapolis Airport to Wiley Dining/RSC on Jischke Dr: BUS362
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Crestwood - Cicero Ave & Midlothian Turnpike to Wiley Dining/RSC on Jischke Dr: BUS362
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Ford Dining Court
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Indianapolis to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $60
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com

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