There are 6 ways to get from West Lafayette to Joliet by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the train from LaSalle Street to Joliet Ri

$22 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4970
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Jefferson/Ottawa 755

$20 - $43

4 alternative options

Bus Hoosier Ride, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL 0356 / ...
  2. Take the train from Blue Island-Vermont to Joliet Ri

$33 - $42

Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Joliet Union Station Lincoln Service

$54 - $116

Train via LaSalle Street  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the train from LaSalle Street to Joliet Ri

$34 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Joliet 131.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from West Lafayette to Joliet is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Lafayette to Joliet is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $12 - $19.

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The distance between West Lafayette and Joliet is 157 km. The road distance is 210 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from West Lafayette to Joliet, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Lafayette to Joliet. However, there are services departing from Lafayette and arriving at Jefferson/Ottawa via Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Lafayette to Joliet. However, there are services departing from Lafayette Amtrak and arriving at Joliet Union Station via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between West Lafayette, IN, USA and Joliet, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from West Lafayette to Joliet via Chicago Amtrak, Il and Union Station in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from West Lafayette to Joliet via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 5 h 14 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from LaSalle Street to Joliet
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Blue Island-Vermont to Joliet
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Joliet Union Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Lafayette to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Union Station to Jefferson/Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com

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