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

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Train, bus  •  8 h 25 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 University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University

$63 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

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

$23 - $35

Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly to Columbus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Columbus (CMH) IND - CMH

$169 - $830

Shuttle to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Columbus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lafayette, IN to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Columbus (CMH) ORD - CMH

$172 - $333

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Columbus  •  6 h 13 min

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

$153 - $456

Shuttle to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Dayton, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lafayette, IN to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$209 - $337

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Ohio State University without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 43 min and costs .

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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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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Columbus Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to Ohio State University is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Purdue University to Ohio State University.

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Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Ohio State University. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to Ohio State University.
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  • Distance: 209.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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
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 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
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com

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