There are 4 ways to get from Louisville to West Lafayette by bus, train, car or plane

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  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$40 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lafayette, IN 0358

$35 - $60

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to West Lafayette 181.3 miles

$17 - $26

Fly  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Indianapolis (IND) SDF - IND

$179 - $830

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

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Louisville to West Lafayette once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Louisville to West Lafayette hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Louisville to West Lafayette?

The distance between Louisville and West Lafayette is 261 km. The road distance is 290 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Louisville to West Lafayette?

The cheapest way to get from Louisville to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Louisville to West Lafayette?

The quickest way to get from Louisville to West Lafayette is to drive which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $17 - $26.

Is there a direct bus between Louisville and West Lafayette?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Louisville, KY and arriving at Lafayette, IN. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Louisville to West Lafayette?

It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Louisville to West Lafayette, including transfers.