There are 8 ways to get from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University by plane, bus, train, shuttle 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 from Indianapolis  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Pittsburgh (PIT) IND - PIT

$180 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 4 min

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

$73 - $164

6 alternative options

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) ORD - PIT

$183 - $463

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MDW - PIT

$174 - $386

Bus, train  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$107 - $272

Shuttle, bus  •  14 h 12 min

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

$83 - $140

Train  •  14 h 27 min

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

$117 - $299

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University 426.8 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University is to fly which costs $180 - $330 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and Carnegie Mellon University is 369 miles. The road distance is 426.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 4 min and costs $70 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University is to fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs $180 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $170 and takes 11 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $300 and takes 14 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University is 427 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to drive from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University.

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OneJet offers flights from Indianapolis Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Carnegie Mellon University. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University.
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  • Distance: 369.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

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

OneJet flies from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purdue University to Carnegie Mellon University via Lafayette, Cincinnati, Oh, Columbus, Oh, Pittsburgh, Pa, Fifth Ave At Ross St, and Forbes Ave Opp Morewood Ave in around 11 h 4 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 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 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
Bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com

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