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There are 5 ways to get from Purdue University to University of Kentucky by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh 4511
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1109 / ...

$60 - $120

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  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 Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$78 - $145

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to University of Kentucky 257.5 miles

$25 - $40

Shuttle to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4 h 49 min

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

$255 - $690

Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly  •  6 h 48 min

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

$222 - $1,007

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The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to University of Kentucky is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to University of Kentucky is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and University of Kentucky is 211 miles. The road distance is 257.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to University of Kentucky without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 32 min and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Purdue University to University of Kentucky, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lexington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to University of Kentucky is 258 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Purdue University to University of Kentucky.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lexington Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in University of Kentucky. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 211.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and University of Kentucky, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Purdue University to University of Kentucky via Lafayette, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lexington, Ky in around 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
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
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lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.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

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