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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$32 - $79

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Lafayette, IN Chicago

$33 - $45

Airport SuperSaver, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Chicago Midway Airport to Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport Midway-O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Purdue Union Club Hotel

$66 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

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

$11 - $18

Fly Chicago Midway to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  3 h 30 min

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

$108 - $284

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$96 - $246

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Champaign, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI
  2. Take the bus from University of Illinois - Champaign to Lafayette, IN

$164 - $513

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) station to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Midway Orange Line Station and arriving at Lafayette, IN via Cicero & 24th Place Terminal and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and West Lafayette is 104 miles. The road distance is 121.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $30 - $80.

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

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $30 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Lafayette, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 104.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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 once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
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
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
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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
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from University of Illinois - Champaign to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com

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West Lafayette is 1 h ahead of Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). It is currently 3:21 AM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and 4:21 AM in West Lafayette.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Lafayette.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in West Lafayette. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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