There are 4 ways to get from Indianapolis to West Lafayette by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN 0358 / ...

$19 - $25

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

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

$27 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to West Lafayette 65.5 miles

$6 - $10

Line 8 bus, shuttle  •  3 h 18 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 West Lafayette is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and West Lafayette is 61 miles. The road distance is 65.5 miles.

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The bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Lafayette, IN. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Indianapolis to West Lafayette twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Indianapolis to West Lafayette once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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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
IndyGo
Phone
317.635.3344/800.743.3333
Website
indygo.net
Bus from Washington St & Illinois St to Indianapolis Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
indygo.net
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com

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