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There are 9 ways to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette by plane, bus, train, shuttle or car

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Fly Newark to Indianapolis, bus  •  5h 53m

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

$116 - $396

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Bus  •  20h 30m

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

$92 - $132

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Fly New York La Guardia to Indianapolis, bus  •  5h 56m

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

$105 - $235

Fly New York JFK to Indianapolis, bus  •  6h 8m

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

$136 - $356

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Indianapolis, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Indianapolis (IND) PHL - IND
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Purdue Memorial Union

$115 - $593

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union

$100 - $218

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station

$157 - $2,560

Train  •  24h 50m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Lafayette Amtrak Station Cardinal

$100 - $150

Drive  •  13h 16m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to West Lafayette 778.7 miles

$75 - $110

Manhattan to West Lafayette by bus

The bus journey time between Manhattan and West Lafayette is around 24h 15m and covers a distance of around 837 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 23h 50m. Operated by Greyhound USA and Hoosier Ride, the Manhattan to West Lafayette bus service departs from New York and arrives in Lafayette. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette is to drive, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 13h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $400 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 New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak Station station. Services depart six 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 which takes 20h 30m and costs $90 - $140.

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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 New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to West Lafayette is to bus which takes 20h 30m and costs $90 - $140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 24h 50m.

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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 Indianapolis in around 20h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Lafayette Amtrak Station 6 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 24h 50m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Lafayette Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Indianapolis Airport to Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$58
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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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.

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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

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

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There are 57+ hotels available in West Lafayette. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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