There are 9 ways to get from Purdue University to Omaha by bus, plane, shuttle, car or train

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Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Omaha  •  5 h 57 min

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

$173 - $415

Cheapest option

Bus via Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
  2. Take the bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
  3. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA to Omaha, NE

$83 - $120

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Omaha  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Omaha (OMA) ORD - OMA

$192 - $362

Fly Indianapolis to Omaha  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Omaha (OMA) IND - OMA

$209 - $779

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lincoln, shuttle  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lincoln (LNK) ORD - LNK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha

$359 - $443

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Sioux City, drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux City (SUX) ORD - SUX
  2. Drive from Sioux City to Omaha

$238 - $1,673

Bus, train  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak California Zephyr

$104 - $269

Bus  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Purdue Wiley Hall to Chicago O'Hare International
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...

$115 - $158

Drive  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Omaha 575 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Omaha is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to Omaha is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $420 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purdue University to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall and arriving at Omaha, NE via Oakbrook. IL - Mall and Iowa City, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 4 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and Omaha is 477 miles. The road distance is 575 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Omaha without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 43 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Purdue University to Omaha, including transfers.

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Purdue University to Omaha bus services, operated by Suburban Express, depart from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall station.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Omaha is to fly which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $190 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 12 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Omaha Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Purdue University to Omaha bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Omaha, NE station.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to Omaha.
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  • Distance: 477.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Purdue University to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purdue University to Omaha via Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall, Oakbrook. IL - Mall, Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa, and Iowa City, IA in around 12 h 4 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux City
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Omaha via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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 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
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Oakbrook. IL - Mall to Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Book at
busline.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Purdue Wiley Hall to Chicago O'Hare International
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com

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Omaha is 1 h behind Purdue University. It is currently 5:07 AM in Purdue University and 4:07 AM in Omaha.

Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to Omaha is 575 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to drive from Purdue University to Omaha.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Omaha Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Omaha. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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