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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh 4511
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1179 / ...

$60 - $120

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Bus Amtrak  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY 8250 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY Evansville / ...

$88 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

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

$25 - $40

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lexington (LEX) ORD - LEX

$255 - $690

Fly from Indianapolis  •  6 h 31 min

  1. 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 5 h 48 min and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Purdue University to University of Kentucky, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to University of Kentucky is to bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs $60 - $120. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $700 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lexington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 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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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lexington Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in University of Kentucky. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to University of Kentucky.
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  • Distance: 211.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 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 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Purdue University to University of Kentucky every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 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
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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 Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com

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