Travel from Chicago to Purdue-University

Bus or train from Chicago to Purdue University?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Purdue University 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Hoosier Ride also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Purdue University once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min.

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How to get from Chicago to Purdue University

ModeDurationPrice
From Chicago, IL bus to Lafayette then taxi to Purdue University.2 h 22 min$42
From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Lafayette Amtrak then taxi to Purdue University.3 h 1 min$61
From Harold Washington Library subway to 54th Ave./Cermak, line 322 bus to Oak Brook Center / Macy's, walk to Oakbrook. IL - Mall, bus to West Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Earhart Hall, then walk to Purdue University.6 h 17 min$30
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare International, bus to Purdue Wiley Hall, then walk to Purdue University.6 h 16 min$57
From Chicago drive to Purdue University.2 h 6 min$14
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Indianapolis airport, shuttle to Lafayette, IN, then walk to Purdue University.5 h 28 min$201
From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Indianapolis airport, shuttle to Lafayette, IN, then walk to Purdue University.5 h 8 min$210

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

It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Chicago to Purdue University, including transfers.

Operators from Chicago to Purdue University

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus+1(847)2282322Pace Bus
Suburban ExpressSuburban Express
Reindeer ShuttleReindeer Shuttle
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Aer LingusAer Lingus
Lafayette Limo+1(765)4973828Lafayette Limo
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
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    Chicago to Purdue University:

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      1 Bus Greyhound USA
      • One-Way approx: USD $26 - $52
      • Duration: 2 h 22 min
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      2 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $40 - $81
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      3 Bus Suburban Express
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      • Duration: 6 h 17 min
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      4 Bus Reindeer Shuttle
      • One-Way approx: USD $55 - $58
      • Duration: 6 h 16 min
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      5 Drive
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      6 Fly from Chicago O'Hare, shuttle
      • One-Way approx: USD $94 - $242
      • Duration: 5 h 28 min
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      7 Fly from Chicago Midway, shuttle
      • One-Way approx: USD $109 - $291
      • Duration: 5 h 8 min
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