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There are 5 ways to get from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University by train, bus, shuttle 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$43 - $72

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Train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$71 - $126

Bus, shuttle  •  8 h 53 min

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

$78 - $112

Bus  •  9 h 13 min

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

$80 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University 151.4 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Purdue Wiley Hall via Chicago O'Hare International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

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The distance between University of Notre Dame and Purdue University is 96 miles. The road distance is 151.4 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 37 min and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University, including transfers.

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University of Notre Dame to Purdue University bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Notre Dame station.

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The best way to get from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $70 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $95 and takes 9 h 13 min.

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University of Notre Dame to Purdue University bus services, operated by Reindeer Shuttle, arrive at Purdue Wiley Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Notre Dame to Purdue University is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University.

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Map of how to get from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University.
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  • Distance: 95.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University via South Bend Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, and Lafayette Amtrak Station in around 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from University of Notre Dame to Purdue University via Notre Dame, Chicago O'Hare Airport, Chicago O'Hare International, and Purdue Wiley Hall in around 9 h 13 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
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 South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
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 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from Chicago O'Hare T5 to West Lafayette - Purdue West Plaza
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.ontimereservations.com
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Purdue Wiley Hall
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com

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