There are 7 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Purdue University by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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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Fly to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Indianapolis (IND) PIT - IND
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$180 - $330

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Bus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette

$72 - $165

5 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PIT - ORD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$183 - $463

Fly to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  7 h 49 min

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

$207 - $392

Bus, shuttle  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$80 - $136

Train  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$113 - $286

Drive  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Purdue University 422.5 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Pittsburgh and Purdue University is 366 miles. The road distance is 422.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Purdue University without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Pittsburgh to Purdue University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Purdue University is to bus which takes 12 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 47 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Indianapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Purdue University is 422 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Purdue University.

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

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There are 28+ hotels available in Purdue University. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 366.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Purdue University via Columbus, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lafayette in around 12 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Purdue University via Chicago Union Station and Lafayette Amtrak in around 13 h 47 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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
Bus operators
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
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
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com

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