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There are 5 ways to get from Purdue University to Bradley University by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus Express Air Coach  •  7 h 41 min

  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 / ...

$65 - $95

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Train, bus  •  8 h 42 min

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

$84 - $179

Bus via Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Purdue Wiley Hall to Chicago O'Hare T5
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria, Bradley University Southbound

$83 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Bradley University 188 miles

$18 - $27

Shuttle, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lafayette, IN to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
  2. 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 West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union and arriving at Peoria, Bradley University via Fourth & Armory, Champaign, IL and Peoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 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 which takes 7 h 41 min and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Purdue University to Bradley University, including transfers.

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Purdue University to Bradley University bus services, operated by Express Air Coach, depart from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Peoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Purdue University to Bradley University bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Peoria, IL station.

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Bradley University is 1 h behind Purdue University. It is currently 6:11 PM in Purdue University and 5:11 PM in Bradley University.

Map of how to get from Purdue University to Bradley University.
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  • Distance: 143.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 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 West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union, Champaign, IL -UIUC, Fourth & Armory, Illinois Terminal, Champaign, IL, Peoria, and Peoria, Bradley University in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
56 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak Station 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
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
Burlington Trailways
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 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Purdue Wiley Hall to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
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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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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