There are 5 ways to get from South Bend to Purdue University by bus, train or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Gary, IN 0352 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gary, In to Lafayette 4511 / ...

$36 - $71

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Train, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Gary, In to Lafayette 4511 / ...

$43 - $72

Train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$57 - $109

Bus Reindeer Shuttle  •  9 h 6 min

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

$81 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Purdue University 111 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Purdue University is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Purdue University is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Purdue University is 94 miles. The road distance is 111 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from South Bend to Purdue University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Purdue University. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Purdue Wiley Hall via Chicago O'Hare T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Purdue University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Purdue University via Gary, IN, Gary, In, and Lafayette in around 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Bend to Purdue University via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Lafayette Amtrak in around 5 h 55 min.

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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
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hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
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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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Purdue Wiley Hall
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com

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