There are 10 ways to get from New York to West Lafayette by train, plane, subway, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Indianapolis  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Indianapolis (IND) EWR - IND

$144 - $696

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Bus  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Cincinnati, OH - 419 E Court St
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette 4970

$82 - $125

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Indianapolis  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Indianapolis (IND) LGA - IND

$127 - $637

Train to New York JFK, fly to Indianapolis  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Indianapolis (IND) JFK - IND

$134 - $686

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Indianapolis  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Indianapolis (IND) PHL - IND

$292 - $937

Fly Newark to Chicago Midway, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago Midway (MDW) EWR - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak

$139 - $458

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, train  •  8 h 39 min

  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

$132 - $569

Fly Newark to South Bend, train, bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to South Bend (SBN) EWR - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
  3. Take the bus from Gary, In to Lafayette

$201 - $495

Train  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal

$130 - $390

Drive  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Drive from New York to West Lafayette 774.9 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from New York to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to West Lafayette is to train and fly which costs $140 - $700 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from New York City, NY and arriving at Lafayette via Cincinnati, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 7 min.

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

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The distance between New York and West Lafayette is 681 miles. The road distance is 774.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to West Lafayette without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 7 min and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from New York to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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New York to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Spring Tour Bus, depart from New York City, NY station.

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New York to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to West Lafayette is to bus which takes 17 h 7 min and costs $80 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $390 and takes 24 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 681.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from New York to West Lafayette via Cincinnati, OH and Cincinnati, Oh in around 17 h 7 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York to West Lafayette 3 times a week. Tickets cost $130 - $390 and the journey takes 24 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to South Bend
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from New York Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
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 Gary, In to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Cincinnati, OH - 419 E Court St
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.com

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

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

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New York to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lafayette Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to West Lafayette is 775 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 6 min to drive from New York to West Lafayette.

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

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There are 27+ hotels available in West Lafayette. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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