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There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Crawfordsville by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Lafayette, IN Chicago
  2. Take a taxi from Lafayette, IN to Crawfordsville

$120 - $150

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 36m

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

$40 - $56

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Crawfordsville 149.5 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Crawfordsville is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Crawfordsville is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 44m.

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The distance between Chicago and Crawfordsville is 133 miles. The road distance is 149.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Crawfordsville without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 21m and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Chicago to Crawfordsville, including transfers.

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Crawfordsville is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 4:57 PM in Chicago and 5:57 PM in Crawfordsville.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Crawfordsville is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Chicago to Crawfordsville.

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There are six+ hotels available in Crawfordsville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 133.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Crawfordsville, IN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Crawfordsville 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 34m.

Train operators

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
+1 215-856-7924
Train from Chicago Union Station to Crawfordsville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
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Taxi from Lafayette, IN to Crawfordsville
Ave. Duration
Estimated price
$90 - $110
A Magic Cab Ride
+1 765-490-9192

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