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

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$32 - $79

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Bus  •  5 h 8 min

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

$23 - $48

5 alternative options

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  •  3 h 30 min

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

$108 - $284

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Indianapolis  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$96 - $246

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Champaign, bus  •  6 h 8 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 via Ashland & 59th Street, 95th Street & Ashland and Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 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 Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, 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 $23 - $50 and takes 5 h 8 min, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $290 and takes 3 h 30 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 Greyhound USA, arrive at Lafayette 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, 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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
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
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
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
airportsupersaver.com
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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
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 3:20 AM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and 4:20 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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The nearest airport to West Lafayette is Indianapolis (IND) Airport which is 59.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include South Bend (SBN) (94 miles), Chicago Midway (MDW) (104.3 miles) and Chicago O'Hare (ORD) (119.7 miles).

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There are 27+ hotels available in West Lafayette. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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