There are 8 ways to get from Ohio State University to Purdue University by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Cincinnati, OH
  2. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak

$64 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh 1117 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette 4970

$48 - $109

6 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Ohio State University to Purdue University 238.9 miles

$23 - $35

Line 8 bus to Columbus, fly to Indianapolis  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave to S 3Rd St & E Town St
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Indianapolis (IND) CMH - IND

$172 - $785

Line 8 bus to Columbus, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave to S 3Rd St & E Town St
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMH - ORD

$175 - $338

Fly Columbus to Champaign, bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Champaign (CMI) CMH - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL -UIUC to West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union

$213 - $931

Fly Columbus to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CMH - MDW
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$189 - $467

Line 8 bus, bus to Dayton, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave to S 3Rd St & E Town St
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  3. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DAY - ORD

$209 - $338

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ohio State University to Purdue University is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ohio State University to Purdue University is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Ohio State University and Purdue University is 209 miles. The road distance is 238.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Ohio State University to Purdue University, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Ohio State University, OH, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Ohio State University to Purdue University via Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave, S 3Rd St & E Town St, Columbus, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lafayette in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Champaign via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Champaign via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Columbus to Indianapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus Ohio State University to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
COTA
Phone
+1 614-228-1776
Website
cota.com
Bus from Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave to S 3Rd St & E Town St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
cota.com
Rush Hour
$3
Standard and Frequent
$2
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from Champaign, IL -UIUC to West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com

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