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There are 7 ways to get from Cleveland to Purdue University by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Gary, In 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Lafayette, IN Chicago / ...

$59 - $132

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Train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$96 - $234

Bus Barons Bus  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Chicago, IL Schedule 21:Cleveland-Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Wiley Hall

$95 - $126

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Purdue University 322.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CLE - ORD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$172 - $542

Fly Cleveland to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CLE - MDW
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$176 - $542

Bus to Akron, fly to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Akron, OH
  2. Fly from Akron (CAK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CAK - ORD
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$213 - $513

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Purdue University is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Purdue University is to fly and shuttle which costs $170 - $550 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Purdue University is 284 miles. The road distance is 322.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Purdue University without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $55 - $140.

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Cleveland to Purdue University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Purdue University is to bus which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $55 - $140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $240 and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Purdue University is 322 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Cleveland to Purdue University.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Purdue University. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 284.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Cleveland to Purdue University via Gary, In, Gary, IN, and Lafayette, IN in around 9 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cleveland to Purdue University via Chicago Union Station and Lafayette Amtrak in around 10 h 47 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Chicago Union Station 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

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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Gary, In
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Gary, In to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
baronsbus.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
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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