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There are 9 ways to get from Seattle to Purdue University by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Indianapolis, shuttle  •  8 h 42 min

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

$180 - $630

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SEA - ORD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue West Plaza

$193 - $393

Fly to Champaign, shuttle  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Champaign (CMI) SEA - CMI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from UIUC Altgeld Hall Urbana to Ford Dining Court

$243 - $907

Fly to Chicago Midway, shuttle  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) SEA - MDW
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue West Plaza

$247 - $432

Fly to Milwaukee, bus, shuttle  •  12 h 33 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 - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue West Plaza

$213 - $648

Fly to South Bend, train, bus  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to South Bend (SBN) SEA - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
  3. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Lafayette, IN

$275 - $660

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 Station Hoosier State / ...

$310 - $891

Bus  •  2 days 10 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 Indianapolis, IN
  4. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN

$302 - $594

Drive  •  34 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Purdue University 2235.3 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Purdue University is to fly and shuttle which costs $190 - $400 and takes 10 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Purdue University is to fly and shuttle which costs $180 - $650 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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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 $310 - $900.

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It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Seattle to Purdue University, including transfers.

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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 $310 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $600 and takes 2 days 10 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 15 min.

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Purdue University is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 7:15 AM in Seattle and 10:15 AM 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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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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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 42 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 Station 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, Indianapolis, IN, and Lafayette, IN in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Seattle to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Seattle to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Seattle to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Seattle to South Bend via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Seattle to South Bend via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
12 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
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 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 Station
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
Shuttle from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue West Plaza
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from UIUC Altgeld Hall Urbana to Ford Dining Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Book at
hoosierride.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 Gary, In to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
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
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