There are 3 ways to get from Purdue University to Louisville by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY 8250 / ...

$49 - $66

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$48 - $89

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Louisville 181.1 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Louisville is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to Louisville is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and Louisville is 163 miles. The road distance is 181.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Louisville without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Purdue University to Louisville, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to Louisville is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Purdue University to Louisville.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Louisville. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to Louisville.
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  • Distance: 163.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and Louisville, KY, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Purdue University to Louisville once daily, and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Hoosier Ride also services this route once daily.

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 Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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megabus.com

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