There are 5 ways to get from West Lafayette to Louisville by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus Amtrak  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY 8250 / ...

$40 - $55

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Train, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$39 - $78

3 alternative options

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Bloomington, IN Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN to Louisville, KY Chicago

$52 - $71

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Louisville 180.2 miles

$17 - $26

Shuttle, fly  •  6 h 51 min

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

$198 - $930

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lafayette, IN and arriving at Louisville, KY. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between West Lafayette and Louisville is 163 miles. The road distance is 180.2 miles.

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The best way to get from West Lafayette to Louisville without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY takes 3 h 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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West Lafayette to Louisville bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Lafayette, IN station.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Louisville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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West Lafayette to Louisville bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Louisville, KY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Lafayette to Louisville is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from West Lafayette to Louisville.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Louisville Airport.

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Map of how to get from West Lafayette to Louisville.
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  • Distance: 163.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between West Lafayette, IN, USA and Louisville, KY, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from West Lafayette to Louisville once daily, and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Hoosier Ride also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Bloomington, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Bloomington, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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hoosierride.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.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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