Travel from Purdue-University to Detroit

Bus or train from Purdue University to Detroit?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Purdue University to Detroit 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. 5 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Purdue University to Detroit once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 24 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day.

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How to get from Purdue University to Detroit

From Purdue University taxi to Lafayette, bus to Indianapolis, IN, bus to Toledo, OH, then bus to Detroit, MI. 8 h 57 min $89. From Purdue University taxi to Lafayette Amtrak, train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, then train to Detroit Amtrak. 9 h 32 min $155. From Purdue University walk to Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall, bus to Oakbrook. IL - Mall, walk to Ring Rd./Stop Sign/Macy's, line 301 bus to Forest Park, subway to LaSalle, walk to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Dearborn Transit Center, then line 261 bus to Cass & Michigan. 10 h 11 min $121. From Purdue University walk to Purdue Wiley Hall, bus to O'Hare, subway to LaSalle, walk to Chicago, IL, then bus to Detroit, MI. 20 h 41 min $86. From Purdue University drive to Detroit. 5 h 32 min $32. From Purdue University walk to Lafayette, IN, shuttle to Indianapolis airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit. 5 h 21 min $309. From Purdue University walk to Lafayette, IN, shuttle to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit. 5 h 59 min $232. From Purdue University walk to Lafayette, IN, shuttle to Chicago O'Hare Airport, bus to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit. 6 h 29 min $277.
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    Purdue University to Detroit:

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      1 Bus Barons Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $57 - $107
      • Duration: 8 h 57 min
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      6 Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $239 - $429
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      7 Shuttle to Chicago O'Hare, fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $172 - $372
      • Duration: 5 h 59 min
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      8 Shuttle to Chicago Midway, fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $195 - $340
      • Duration: 6 h 29 min
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