There are 9 ways to get from Columbus to Purdue University by bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak

$64 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh 1117 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette 4970

$47 - $104

7 alternative options

Bus, shuttle  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$59 - $92

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Purdue University 238.4 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Columbus to Indianapolis  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Indianapolis (IND) CMH - IND

$170 - $782

Fly Columbus to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMH - ORD

$173 - $335

Fly Columbus to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  6 h 26 min

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

$196 - $474

Bus to Dayton, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DAY - ORD

$208 - $330

Fly Columbus to Milwaukee, bus, shuttle  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Milwaukee (MKE) CMH - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$133 - $500

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

You can take a bus from Columbus to Purdue University via Cincinnati, Oh and Lafayette in around 7 h 39 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Columbus to Purdue University hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Columbus to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Columbus and Purdue University is 337 km. The road distance is 381 km.

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Purdue University is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Columbus to Purdue University is to drive which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $23 - $35.

It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Columbus to Purdue University, including transfers.