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There are 8 ways to get from Vaughan to West Lafayette by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Toronto to Indianapolis, bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Indianapolis (IND)
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Purdue Memorial Union

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus to Indianapolis
  4. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Lafayette

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Fly Toronto to Chicago O'Hare, shuttle

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Chicago Midway, bus

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Chicago Midway (MDW)
  2. Take the bus from Crestwood - Cicero Ave & Midlothian Turnpike to Purdue Memorial Union

Fly Toronto to South Bend, train, bus

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

Train via Detroit

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Vaughan to West Lafayette

Vaughan to West Lafayette by train and car

The journey time between Vaughan and West Lafayette is around 30h 24m and covers a distance of around 652 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 17h 26m. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 24m. Operated by GO Transit, VIA Rail and Amtrak, the Vaughan to West Lafayette service departs from Rutherford GO and arrives in Lafayette Amtrak Station. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
12h 57m
Layover time:
17h 26m
Total time:
30h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
30h 24m
Journey distance:
652 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$140
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:18
Last service departs at:
15:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vaughan to West Lafayette train and car schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Vaughan to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 9h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Vaughan to West Lafayette is to fly and bus which costs $240 - $460 and takes 7h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vaughan to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Rutherford GO Bus and arriving at Lafayette via Toronto, ON, BNIA Drway & BNIA Terminal, Buffalo, NY, Columbus and Indianapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vaughan to West Lafayette station. However, there are services departing from Rutherford GO and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak Station via Toronto Union Station, Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 36m.

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The distance between Vaughan and West Lafayette is 449 miles. The road distance is 504.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to West Lafayette without a car is to bus which takes 21h 17m and costs $130 - $250.

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It takes approximately 7h 6m to get from Vaughan to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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Vaughan to West Lafayette bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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Vaughan to West Lafayette train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to West Lafayette is to train via Detroit which takes 16h 4m and costs $170 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $250 and takes 21h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Vaughan to West Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 449.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 6m

What companies run services between Vaughan, ON, Canada and West Lafayette, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Vaughan to West Lafayette via Toronto Union Station, Windsor, Detroit, and Chicago Union Station in around 16h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vaughan to West Lafayette via Union Station Bus Terminal, Toronto, ON, BNIA Drway & BNIA Terminal, Washington St & Eagle St, Buffalo, NY, Columbus, and Indianapolis in around 21h 17m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Toronto to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Flights from Toronto to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Toronto to South Bend via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Toronto to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
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 Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lafayette Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Indianapolis Airport to Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Crestwood - Cicero Ave & Midlothian Turnpike to Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Shuttle from Chicago - OHare Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to West Lafayette - Purdue Memorial Union
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
Book at
lafayettelimo.bookingtool.net
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$17 - $24
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$13 - $19
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 to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Columbus to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Indianapolis to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 36m.

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Vaughan to West Lafayette bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lafayette station.

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Vaughan to West Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lafayette Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vaughan to West Lafayette is 504 miles. It takes approximately 9h 32m to drive from Vaughan to West Lafayette.

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United Airlines, Air Canada and American Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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