There are 6 ways to get from Frankfort to Lafayette by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfort, KY to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak

$88 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh 1104 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette 4970

$65 - $126

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfort, KY to Louisville, KY Lexington
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lafayette, IN Louisville

$73 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Frankfort to Lafayette 228.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Lexington, shuttle  •  5 h 6 min

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

$299 - $741

Bus to Louisville, fly, shuttle  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfort, KY to Louisville, KY
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SDF - ORD
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$194 - $335

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfort and Lafayette is 188 miles. The road distance is 228.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Frankfort to Lafayette without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Frankfort to Lafayette, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lexington Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfort to Lafayette is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Frankfort to Lafayette.

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

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There are 29+ hotels available in Lafayette. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfort to Lexington Airport is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Frankfort to Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 187.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Frankfort, KY, USA and Lafayette, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Frankfort to Lafayette via Frankfort, KY and Louisville, KY in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
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 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
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Frankfort, KY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
hoosierride.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
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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