There are 5 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Purdue University by bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN Louisville / ...

$44 - $67

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Bus, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$52 - $96

Bus, shuttle  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$46 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Purdue University 120.9 miles

$11 - $18

Fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FWA - ORD

$178 - $355

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Purdue University is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Purdue University is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Purdue University is 106 miles. The road distance is 120.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Purdue University without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Fort Wayne to Purdue University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Purdue University is to bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $360 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Purdue University is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Fort Wayne to Purdue University.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Purdue University. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 106.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Purdue University via Central Station, Fort Wayne, IN, Indianapolis, IN, and Lafayette, IN in around 6 h 8 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Fort Wayne to Purdue University every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once 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
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

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $35 - $45.

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