There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  3 h 38 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

$94 - $236

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Lafayette 4965 / ...

$20 - $50

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Fly to Champaign, bus  •  3 h 59 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

$169 - $503

Bus Reindeer Shuttle  •  4 h 30 min

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

$53

Train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$32 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette 139 miles

$13 - $20

Shuttle  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from icago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union

$50 - $65

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago O'Hare International and arriving at Purdue Union Club Hotel. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and West Lafayette is 120 miles. The road distance is 139 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Reindeer Shuttle, depart from Chicago O'Hare International station.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Reindeer Shuttle, arrive at Purdue Union Club Hotel station.

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West Lafayette is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 6:45 PM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 7:45 PM in West Lafayette.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 119.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and West Lafayette, IN, USA?

Reindeer Shuttle operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette 3 times a day. Tickets cost $53 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to West Lafayette once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min.

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
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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 1-800-872-7245
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
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
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.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
Shuttle from icago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Union Club Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.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 Chicago, Il to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Aer Lingus, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in West Lafayette. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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