There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Purdue University by plane, shuttle, bus, train 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 to Indianapolis  •  6 h 49 min

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

$139 - $393

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  22 h 41 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

$115 - $161

6 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 20 min

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

$137 - $326

Fly to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BOS - MDW
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$165 - $465

Train  •  25 h 56 min

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

$174 - $474

Train via New York Penn Station  •  29 h 37 min

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

$267 - $740

Bus  •  29 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Wiley Hall

$156 - $329

Drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Purdue University 1004.2 miles

$95 - $150

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Boston to Purdue University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Purdue University via New York, New York City, NY, Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lafayette in around 22 h 41 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 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 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
Train from New York Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 48 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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
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 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
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Purdue University is 1338 km. The road distance is 1607 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Purdue University is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Purdue University is to fly which takes 6 h 49 min and costs $130 - $400.

It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Boston to Purdue University, including transfers.