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There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Newark to Indianapolis, bus

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Indianapolis (IND)
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Purdue Memorial Union

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York to Indianapolis
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Lafayette

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Fly New York La Guardia to Indianapolis, bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Indianapolis (IND)
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Purdue Memorial Union

Fly New York JFK to Indianapolis, bus

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Indianapolis (IND)
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Purdue Memorial Union

Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Stewart Center

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Stewart Center

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW)
  2. Take the bus from Crestwood - Cicero Ave & Midlothian Turnpike to Purdue Memorial Union

Bus via Springfield

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Springfield
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, OH to Lafayette, IN

Train

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to West Lafayette

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The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette is to train, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 24h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $390 and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Lafayette via Indianapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station station and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24h 50m.

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The distance between Manhattan and West Lafayette is 683 miles. The road distance is 778.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette without a car is to bus via Springfield which takes 18h 40m and costs $120 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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Manhattan to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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Manhattan to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette is to bus via Springfield which takes 18h 40m and costs $120 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 24h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 682.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan to West Lafayette via East Broadway, New York, NY, and Springfield, OH in around 18h 40m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 24h 50m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Indianapolis Airport to Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Crestwood - Cicero Ave & Midlothian Turnpike to Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Express Air Coach
Phone
+1-765-743-3120
Email
customerservice@expressaircoach.com
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from Chicago - OHare Airport to Stewart Center
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
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SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Springfield
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.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 New York to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Indianapolis to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$13 - $19

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 7m.

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Manhattan to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lafayette station.

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Manhattan to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lafayette Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to West Lafayette is 779 miles. It takes approximately 13h 16m to drive from Manhattan to West Lafayette.

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Spirit Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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