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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 1 min

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

$40 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus Suburban Express  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to West Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Earhart Hall 731pu

$22 - $30

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 43 min

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

$26 - $52

Bus Reindeer Shuttle  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Wiley Hall

$55 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

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

$12 - $18

Fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$94 - $242

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.

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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to West Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Earhart Hall
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Wiley Hall
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University?

The distance between Chicago Union Station and Purdue University is 172 km. The road distance is 197 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University?

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

How long does it take to get from Chicago Union Station to Purdue University?

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