There are 8 ways to get from Purdue University to St. Louis 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 52 min

  1. Take the bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo 1353

$54 - $102

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Train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$89 - $216

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to St. Louis 280.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to St. Louis (STL) ORD - STL

$148 - $303

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to St. Louis (STL) MDW - STL

$154 - $366

Fly from Indianapolis  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to St. Louis (STL) IND - STL

$190 - $880

Bus, bus to Decatur, fly  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
  3. Fly from Decatur (DEC) to St. Louis (STL) DEC - STL

$123 - $396

Bus to Covington, fly  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Fly from Covington (CVG) to St. Louis (STL) CVG - STL

$156 - $431

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to St. Louis is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to St. Louis is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and St. Louis is 216 miles. The road distance is 280.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Purdue University to St. Louis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purdue University to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union and arriving at St Louis, Mo via Fourth & Armory and Champaign, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and St. Louis, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Purdue University to St. Louis via West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union, Champaign, IL -UIUC, Fourth & Armory, Illinois Terminal, and Champaign, Il in around 6 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Purdue University to St. Louis via Lafayette Amtrak and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Covington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Decatur to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
GoJet Airlines
Website
gojetairlines.com
Flights from Covington to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
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 Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
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

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