There are 4 ways to get from West Lafayette to Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis, IN 0358 / ...

$19 - $25

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$27 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis 65 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle, line 8 bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Indianapolis Airport to Dtc-L 8

$30

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The cheapest way to get from West Lafayette to Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Lafayette to Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis is to drive which takes 1 h 9 min and costs $6 - $10.

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The distance between West Lafayette and Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis is 96 km. The road distance is 104 km.

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The bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis, IN takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lafayette, IN and arriving at Indianapolis, IN. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lafayette Amtrak and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between West Lafayette, IN, USA and Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, USA?

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from West Lafayette to Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Amtrak also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from West Lafayette to Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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
IndyGo
Phone
317.635.3344/800.743.3333
Website
indygo.net
Bus from Indianapolis Airport to Dtc-L
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
indygo.net

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