There are 6 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$32 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Lafayette 4511 / ...

$23 - $48

4 alternative options

Bus Reindeer Shuttle  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Purdue Union Club Hotel

$67 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette 121.9 miles

$11 - $18

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND

$108 - $284

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$105 - $255

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and West Lafayette, IN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Hoosier Ride also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Purdue Union Club Hotel
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 Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and West Lafayette is 167 km. The road distance is 195 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette is to drive which takes 2 h 8 min and costs $11 - $18.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Midway Orange Line Station and arriving at Lafayette via Ashland & 59th Street, 95th Street & Ashland and Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette, including transfers.