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There are 4 ways to get from Indianapolis to Purdue University by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN Louisville / ...

$27 - $36

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 37 min

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

$35 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Purdue University 66.1 miles

$6 - $10

Line 8 bus, shuttle  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Washington St & Illinois St to Indianapolis Airport 8
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$29

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Purdue University is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Purdue University is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Purdue University is 61 miles. The road distance is 66.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Purdue University without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $27 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Indianapolis to Purdue University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Purdue University is to bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $27 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Purdue University is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Indianapolis to Purdue University.

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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 Indianapolis to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Indianapolis to Purdue University twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Indianapolis to Purdue University once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 33 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 Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station
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
IndyGo
Phone
+1 317-614-9221
Website
indygo.net
Bus from Washington St & Illinois St to Indianapolis Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
indygo.net
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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