There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Purdue University by train, bus or car
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Purdue University is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 6 min.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Purdue University is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 6 min.
The distance between Chicago and Purdue University is 107 miles. The road distance is 121.8 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Purdue University without a car is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $40 - $85.
It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Chicago to Purdue University, including transfers.
The best way to get from Chicago to Purdue University is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $40 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $55 and takes 3 h 24 min.
Purdue University is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 1:38 PM in Chicago and 2:38 PM in Purdue University.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Purdue University is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Chicago to Purdue University.
There are 27+ hotels available in Purdue University. Prices start at $62 USD per night.
What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Chicago 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 to Purdue University hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.
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.
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 57 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $30 - $75
- Coach Seat
- $30 - $50
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $55 - $85
- Business Coach Seat
- $50 - $75
- $160 - $240
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.
Bus from Chicago, Il to Lafayette
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 20 min
- Estimated price
- $18 - $45
- $18 - $27
- $30 - $45
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