There are 6 ways to get from Purdue University to Bradley University by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Peoria, Bradley University

$58 - $267

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Bus via Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 530pu
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria, Bradley University Southbound

$62 - $80

Bus Express Air Coach  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Peoria, IL 1401

$71 - $105

Train, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Peoria, Bradley University

$68 - $294

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Bradley University 188 miles

$18 - $27

Fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA

$239 - $504

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The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Bradley University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to Bradley University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purdue University to Bradley University. However, there are services departing from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall and arriving at Peoria, Bradley University via Oakbrook Mall and Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and Bradley University is 143 miles. The road distance is 188 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Bradley University without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs $55 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Purdue University to Bradley University, including transfers.

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Purdue University to Bradley University bus services, operated by Suburban Express, depart from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall station.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Bradley University is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs $60 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $550 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Peoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Purdue University to Bradley University bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, arrive at Peoria, Bradley University station.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to Bradley University.
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  • Distance: 143.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and Bradley University, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Purdue University to Bradley University via Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall, Oakbrook. IL - Mall, Oakbrook Mall, Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport, Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport, and Peoria, Bradley University in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Purdue University to Bradley University every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
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 Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$14 - $21
Business Seat
$28
Roomette
$183
Bedroom
$330 - $350
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 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
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Peoria, Bradley University
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria, Bradley University
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
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Bradley University is 1 h behind Purdue University. It is currently 7:24 AM in Purdue University and 6:24 AM in Bradley University.

Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to Bradley University is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Purdue University to Bradley University.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Peoria Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Bradley University. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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