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There are 9 ways to get from Purdue University to Ohio 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.

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Bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh 4511
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo

$46 - $94

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Train, bus via University of Cincinnati, OH  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  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

Train, bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH

$66 - $122

Shuttle, bus  •  9h 51m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH

$59 - $85

Drive  •  4h 4m

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

$23 - $35

Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly to Columbus  •  7h 43m

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

$169 - $830

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Columbus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Columbus (CMH) ORD - CMH

$143 - $313

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Columbus  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Columbus (CMH) MDW - CMH

$153 - $433

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Dayton, bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$180 - $317

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

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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 4h 4m.

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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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The best way to get from Purdue University to Ohio State University without a car is to bus which takes 7h 18m and costs $45 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m 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 3h 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 4h 4m to drive from Purdue University to Ohio State University.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 202+ hotels available in Ohio State University. Prices start at $67 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: 7h 18m

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, Cincinnati, OH, and Columbus Ohio State University in around 7h 18m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus Ohio State University
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Megabus
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com

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