There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Purdue University by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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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Fly to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  8 h 43 min

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

$180 - $631

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  8 h 36 min

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

$203 - $394

Fly to Champaign, bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Champaign (CMI) SEA - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL -UIUC to West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union

$261 - $877

Fly to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) SEA - MDW
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$257 - $433

Fly to Milwaukee, bus, shuttle  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Milwaukee (MKE) SEA - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN

$223 - $649

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$310 - $891

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Champaign, IL
  4. Take the bus from Champaign, IL -UIUC to West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union

$296 - $601

Drive  •  34 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Purdue University 2235.3 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Purdue University. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union via Portland, Or, Denver, CO, Champaign - Illinois Terminal and Champaign, IL -UIUC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Purdue University is 1821 miles. The road distance is 2235.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Purdue University without a car is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Seattle to Purdue University, including transfers.

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Seattle to Purdue University bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Purdue University is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 11 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 13 min.

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Seattle to Purdue University bus services, operated by Express Air Coach, arrive at West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union station.

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Purdue University is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 11:35 AM in Seattle and 2:35 PM in Purdue University.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Purdue University is 2235 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 35 min to drive from Seattle to Purdue University.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 1821.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Seattle to Purdue University via Chicago Union Station and Lafayette Amtrak in around 2 days 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Purdue University via Portland, OR, Portland, Or, Denver, Co, Denver, CO, Champaign, IL, Champaign - Illinois Terminal, Champaign, IL - Armory, Champaign, IL -UIUC, and West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 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
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Indianapolis International Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from Champaign, IL -UIUC to West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Coach USA
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
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 Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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