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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

$110 - $150

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Train  •  3h 36m

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

$40 - $56

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Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Crawfordsville 149.7 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 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Crawfordsville is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 46m.

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It is 133 miles from Chicago to Crawfordsville. It is approximately 149.7 miles to drive.

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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 $110 - $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 4:40 AM in Chicago and 5:40 AM in Crawfordsville.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Crawfordsville is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Chicago to Crawfordsville.

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There are nine+ 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 Union Station to Crawfordsville Amtrak 6 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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Chicago to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
$20 - $28
$35 - $60
Other operators
Taxi from Lafayette, IN to Crawfordsville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
A Magic Cab Ride
+1 765-490-9192

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