There are 7 ways to get from Purdue University to Ohio State University by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh 4511
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...

$49 - $109

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University

$64 - $119

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Ohio State University 240.6 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Indianapolis to Columbus, line 8 bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Columbus (CMH) IND - CMH
  2. Take the line 8 bus from S 4Th St & E Town St to Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave

$171 - $835

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Columbus  •  5 h 22 min

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

$155 - $461

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Columbus, line 8 bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Columbus (CMH) ORD - CMH
  2. Take the line 8 bus from S 4Th St & E Town St to Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave

$174 - $338

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Dayton, bus, line 8 bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the line 8 bus from S 4Th St & E Town St to Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave

$209 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Ohio State University is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to Ohio State University is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and Ohio State University is 209 miles. The road distance is 240.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Purdue University to Ohio State University, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and Ohio State University, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Purdue University to Ohio State University via Lafayette, Cincinnati, Oh, Columbus, Oh, S 4Th St & E Town St, and Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave in around 6 h 43 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
Greyhound USA
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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 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 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 Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
COTA
Phone
+1 614-228-1776
Website
cota.com
Bus from S 4Th St & E Town St to Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
cota.com
Rush Hour
$3
Standard and Frequent
$2

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