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There are 10 ways to get from Providence to Purdue University by plane, shuttle, train, bus 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 Providence to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  8 h 30 min

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

$189 - $829

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Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  22 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette

$120 - $172

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Train to Boston, fly to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Indianapolis (IND) BOS - IND
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$152 - $552

Fly Providence to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  7 h 48 min

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

$162 - $542

Fly Providence to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  8 h 53 min

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

$166 - $401

Train to Boston, fly to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BOS - MDW
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$169 - $614

Train to Newark, fly to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Indianapolis (IND) EWR - IND
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN

$257 - $995

Bus  •  28 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Wiley Hall

$155 - $304

Train  •  28 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station Cardinal

$252 - $698

Drive  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Purdue University 961 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Purdue University is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Purdue University is to train and fly and shuttle which costs $150 - $550 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Providence and Purdue University is 817 miles. The road distance is 961 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Purdue University without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 54 min and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Providence to Purdue University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Providence to Purdue University is to bus which takes 22 h 54 min and costs $120 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $250 - $700 and takes 28 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Providence Airport to Indianapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Purdue University is 961 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 27 min to drive from Providence to Purdue University.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Providence 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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Map of how to get from Providence to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 816.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Purdue University via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., New York, NY - 28 Allen St., New York, NY, Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lafayette in around 22 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Providence to Purdue University via New York Penn Station and Lafayette Amtrak Station in around 28 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Providence to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Providence to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Providence to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Providence to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station
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
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Wiley Hall
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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