There are 5 ways to get from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame 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, train  •  4 h 19 min

  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

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Train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport Ssl

$63 - $118

Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  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  •  2 h 35 min

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

$14 - $22

Fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN

$360 - $675

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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 2 h 35 min.

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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 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame. However, there are services departing from Purdue Wiley Hall and arriving at Notre Dame via Chicago O'Hare T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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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 4 h 19 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min 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 Reindeer Shuttle, depart from Purdue Wiley Hall station.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs $60 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $100 and takes 8 h 37 min, you could also fly, which costs $360 - $700 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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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: 4 h 19 min

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, Chicago Union Station, Clinton-Blue, Jackson-Blue, Van Buren St., South Bend Airport, South Bend, IN, and Notre Dame in around 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purdue University to University of Notre Dame via Purdue Wiley Hall, Chicago O'Hare T5, and Notre Dame in around 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
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
Bus operators
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Purdue Wiley Hall to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com

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