There are 7 ways to get from Purdue University to Michigan State University by bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. 4970
  2. Blue Water

$69 - $169

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 11 min

$68 - $133

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Cardinal / ...
  2. Blue Water

$79 - $196

Shuttle, bus  •  14 h 7 min

$86 - $134

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. 279.6 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lansing, line 01 bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. ORD - LAN

$184 - $764

Fly Indianapolis to Detroit, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. IND - DTW

$260 - $462

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and Michigan State University, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Purdue University to Michigan State University via Lafayette, Chicago, Il, Kalamazoo, Mi, Kalamazoo, Lansing, CATA Trans Center, and EBD Gr. River Ave past Division St in around 8 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Purdue University to Michigan State University via Lafayette Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, and East Lansing Amtrak in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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
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 Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Jackson, Mi to East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $23
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Lansing
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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
Capital Area Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 517-394-1100
Website
cata.org
Bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Gr. River Ave past Division St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cata.org
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Purdue University and Michigan State University is 327 km. The road distance is 447 km.

The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Michigan State University is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Purdue University to Michigan State University is to drive which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $27 - $40.

It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Purdue University to Michigan State University, including transfers.