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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Butler University by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Megabus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis

$21 - $31

5 alternative options

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  4 h 59 min

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

$40 - $57

Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...

$43 - $100

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Butler University 179.8 miles

$17 - $26

Fly from Chicago O'Hare, line 28 bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Dtc-N to Butler Way at Clowes Hall

$71 - $219

Fly from Chicago Midway, line 28 bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Dtc-N to Butler Way at Clowes Hall

$86 - $268

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Butler University is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Butler University is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Union Station to Butler University. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Butler Way at Clowes Hall via Ohio St & Pennsylvania St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Butler University is 161 miles. The road distance is 179.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Butler University without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $20 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Chicago Union Station to Butler University, including transfers.

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Chicago Union Station to Butler University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Butler University is to bus which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $20 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 5 h 45 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 Union Station to Butler University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Butler University.
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  • Distance: 161.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Chicago Union Station, IL, USA and Butler University, IN, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Chicago Union Station to Butler University twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Butler University once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 54 min.

Airlines
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
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
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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Megabus
IndyGo
Phone
+1 317-614-9221
Website
indygo.net
Bus from Dtc-N to Butler Way at Clowes Hall
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
indygo.net

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Butler University is 1 h ahead of Chicago Union Station. It is currently 8:31 AM in Chicago Union Station and 9:31 AM in Butler University.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Butler University is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Chicago Union Station to Butler University.

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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 240+ hotels available in Butler University. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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