There are 9 ways to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus, train Amtrak  •  6 h 47 min

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

$65 - $164

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Bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi 5530 / ...

$47 - $111

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Train  •  8 h 29 min

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

$77 - $191

Bus Hoosier Ride, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Gary, IN
  2. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to South Bend Airport Ssl
  3. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Ann Arbor, MI

$69 - $98

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor 297.5 miles

$29 - $45

Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly  •  4 h 52 min

  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  •  5 h 18 min

  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  •  5 h 32 min

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

$137 - $367

Bus, train to South Bend, fly  •  6 h 33 min

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

$201 - $954

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No, there is no direct bus from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Lafayette and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Lafayette Amtrak and arriving at Ann Arbor Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

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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 and train which takes 6 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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West Lafayette to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Lafayette station.

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West Lafayette to Ann Arbor train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Lafayette Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor is to bus which takes 7 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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West Lafayette to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 209.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

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 in around 7 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from West Lafayette to Ann Arbor via Chicago Union Station in around 8 h 29 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from South Bend to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
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 to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
hoosierride.com
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com

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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 4 h 53 min 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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Book your West Lafayette to Ann Arbor bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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

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