There are 3 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 1 min

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

$40 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 43 min

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

$26 - $52

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University 123.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Purdue University is 108 miles. The road distance is 123.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University, including transfers.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Purdue University. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 107.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

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, 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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