There are 7 ways to get from West Lafayette to East Lansing by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water

$62 - $156

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to East Lansing, MI

$59 - $119

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water

$74 - $183

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to East Lansing 278.1 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Indianapolis to Detroit, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Detroit (DTW) IND - DTW
  2. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$260 - $462

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Lansing, line 01 bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  3. Take the line 01 bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd

$144 - $750

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Grand Rapids, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) MDW - GRR
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi

$125 - $434

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from West Lafayette to East Lansing is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Lafayette to East Lansing is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between West Lafayette and East Lansing is 204 miles. The road distance is 278.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from West Lafayette to East Lansing, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Lafayette to East Lansing. However, there are services departing from Lafayette and arriving at EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd via Chicago, Il, Kalamazoo and NBD Harrison past Service. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between West Lafayette, IN, USA and East Lansing, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from West Lafayette to East Lansing via Chicago, Il, Kalamazoo, Mi, Kalamazoo, East Lansing, MI, and NBD Harrison past Service in around 8 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from West Lafayette to East Lansing via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, East Lansing Amtrak, and NBD Harrison past Service in around 8 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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
Bus operators
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 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 Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Capital Area Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 517-394-1100
Website
cata.org
Bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cata.org

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