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There are 8 ways to get from Cleveland to West Lafayette by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  9h 25m

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

$52 - $85

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Train  •  10h 43m

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

$88 - $224

Bus via Cleveland, OH  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Gary, IN Schedule 21:Cleveland-Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Lafayette, IN Chicago / ...

$55 - $123

Drive  •  6h 12m

  1. Drive from Cleveland to West Lafayette 322.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CLE - ORD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union

$162 - $542

Fly Cleveland to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CLE - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station

$144 - $552

Fly Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt to Cincinnati, bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt (BKL) to Cincinnati (LUK) BKL - LUK
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette

$52 - $265

Bus to Akron, fly to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  10h 16m

  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 - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union

$203 - $506

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Lafayette, IN via Gary, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland station to West Lafayette station. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak Station and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 43m.

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The distance between Cleveland and West Lafayette is 283 miles. The road distance is 322.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to West Lafayette without a car is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs $50 - $90.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Cleveland to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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Cleveland to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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Cleveland to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to West Lafayette is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs $50 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $230 and takes 10h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 283.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and West Lafayette, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Cleveland to West Lafayette via Gary, In and Gary, IN in around 9h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cleveland to West Lafayette via Chicago Union Station in around 10h 43m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
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
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Gary, In to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$27 - $40
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Cleveland to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Lafayette, IN station.

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Cleveland to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lafayette Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to West Lafayette is 322 miles. It takes approximately 6h 12m to drive from Cleveland to West Lafayette.

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

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There are 32+ hotels available in West Lafayette. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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

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