There are 10 ways to get from Purdue University to Aspen by shuttle, plane, bus, car or train

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Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly to Aspen  •  8h 7m

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

$379 - $1,531

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Bus, train via Glenwood Springs  •  28h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  4. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Garmisch and Hopkins Brt / ...

$155 - $221

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Shuttle to Champaign, fly to Aspen  •  9h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Purdue Memorial Union to UIUC Armory Building Champaign
  2. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Aspen (ASE) CMI - ASE

$420 - $1,656

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Aspen  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Aspen (ASE) ORD - ASE

$324 - $687

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Eagle, drive  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Eagle (EGE) ORD - EGE
  3. Drive from Eagle to Aspen

$340 - $1,446

Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly to Denver, bus  •  11h 16m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Denver (DEN) IND - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot

$229 - $552

Train, bus, drive  •  29h 18m

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO - Union Station to Copper Mountain, CO
  4. Drive from Copper Mountain, CO to Aspen

$178 - $247

Bus, train  •  30h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Aspen

$240 - $343

Bus  •  35h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Vail
  4. Take the bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  5. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Garmisch and Hopkins Brt / ...

$168 - $236

Drive  •  20h 53m

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Aspen 1272.1 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Aspen is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to Aspen is to shuttle and fly which costs $370 - $1,600 and takes 8h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purdue University to Aspen. However, there are services departing from Lilly Hall on State St: BUS345 and arriving at Garmisch and Hopkins via Lafayette, Chicago, Il, Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis, Vail Transportation Center and Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 49m.

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The distance between Purdue University and Aspen is 1064 miles. The road distance is 1272.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Aspen without a car is to bus and train via Glenwood Springs which takes 28h 55m and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 8h 7m to get from Purdue University to Aspen, including transfers.

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Purdue University to Aspen bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Lafayette station.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Aspen Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Purdue University to Aspen bus services, operated by RFTA, arrive at Garmisch and Hopkins station.

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Aspen is 2h behind Purdue University. It is currently 5:53 PM in Purdue University and 3:53 PM in Aspen.

Map of how to get from Purdue University to Aspen.
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  • Distance: 1063.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 7m

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and Aspen, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Purdue University to Aspen via Lilly Hall on State St: BUS345, CityBus Center: BUS215, Lafayette, Chicago, Il, Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis, Vail, Vail Transportation Center, and Glenwood Park & Ride DV in around 35h 49m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Champaign to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Indianapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Champaign to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Champaign to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Indianapolis to Aspen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 Lafayette Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
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Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from Purdue Memorial Union to UIUC Armory Building Champaign
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
expressaircoach.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Chicago, Il to Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Vail
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
Epic Mountain Express
Phone
+1 970-754-7433
Website
epicmountainexpress.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $130
More information at
Epic Mountain Express
Bus from Denver International Airport to Aspen
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
More information at
Epic Mountain Express
Front Range Ski Bus
Website
frontrangeskibus.com
Bus from Denver, CO - Union Station to Copper Mountain, CO
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
frontrangeskibus.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
ridebustang.com
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Garmisch and Hopkins
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
rfta.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to Aspen is 1272 miles. It takes approximately 20h 53m to drive from Purdue University to Aspen.

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

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