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There are 3 ways to get from Hammond to West Lafayette by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Lafayette, IN Chicago / ...

$20 - $40

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$38 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Hammond to West Lafayette 98 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Hammond to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hammond to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Hammond and West Lafayette is 86 miles. The road distance is 98 miles.

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The best way to get from Hammond to West Lafayette without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $19 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Hammond to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hammond to West Lafayette is to bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $19 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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West Lafayette is 1 h ahead of Hammond. It is currently 4:49 AM in Hammond and 5:49 AM in West Lafayette.

Yes, the driving distance between Hammond to West Lafayette is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Hammond to West Lafayette.

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There are 27+ hotels available in West Lafayette. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hammond to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 86.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Hammond to West Lafayette twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Hammond to West Lafayette once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min.

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 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.

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 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

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