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

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Ann Arbor, MI Chicago

$45 - $109

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Bus, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station Wolverine

$65 - $164

Train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station Wolverine

$77 - $191

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis, IN Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Ann Arbor, MI Indianopolis

$64 - $115

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor 297.5 miles

$29 - $45

Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly  •  5h 11m

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

$244 - $438

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW

$149 - $319

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW

$137 - $367

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The cheapest way to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Lafayette, IN and arriving at Ann Arbor, MI via Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from West Lafayette station to Ann Arbor station. However, there are services departing from Lafayette Amtrak Station and arriving at Ann Arbor Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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The distance between West Lafayette and Ann Arbor is 209 miles. The road distance is 297.5 miles.

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The best way to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor without a car is to bus which takes 7h 4m and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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West Lafayette to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Lafayette, IN station.

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

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The best way to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor is to bus which takes 7h 4m and costs $45 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 209.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between West Lafayette, IN, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor via Chicago, Il, UIC-Halsted, Clinton-Blue, and Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street in around 7h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a train from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor via Chicago Union Station in around 8h 50m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Book at
hoosierride.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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West Lafayette to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Ann Arbor, MI station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between West Lafayette to Ann Arbor is 298 miles. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from West Lafayette to Indianapolis Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 35m and costs $27.

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