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There are 6 ways to get from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Gary, IN Louisville / ...
  2. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to South Bend Airport Ssl

$53 - $72

5 alternative options

Train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...

$82 - $164

Bus via Oakbrook Mall  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 530pu
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame O´hare-Notre Dame

$58 - $85

Bus Reindeer Shuttle  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Purdue Wiley Hall to Chicago O'Hare T5
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Notre Dame O´hare-Notre Dame

$81 - $98

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame 151.7 miles

$14 - $22

Shuttle, bus  •  8h 14m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from West Lafayette - Purdue West Plaza to Chicago O'Hare T5
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Notre Dame O´hare-Notre Dame

$80 - $105

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The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame. However, there are services departing from Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall and arriving at Notre Dame via Oakbrook Mall and Chicago O'Hare Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 49m.

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The distance between Purdue University and University of Notre Dame is 96 miles. The road distance is 151.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame, including transfers.

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Purdue University to University of Notre Dame 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 University of Notre Dame is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs $80 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6h 49m.

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Purdue University to University of Notre Dame bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Notre Dame station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to University of Notre Dame is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame.
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  • Distance: 95.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and University of Notre Dame, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame via Lafayette Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, and South Bend Amtrak Station in around 6h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame via Lafayette, IN - Purdue U. Tarkington Hall, Oakbrook. IL - Mall, Oakbrook Mall, Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport, Chicago O'Hare Airport, and Notre Dame in around 6h 49m.

Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
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 to South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Notre Dame
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Purdue Wiley Hall to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from West Lafayette - Purdue West Plaza to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com

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