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There are 6 ways to get from West Lafayette to Louisville by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus Megabus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis, IN Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$31 - $48

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 20m

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

$45 - $60

Train, bus  •  5h 52m

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

$39 - $78

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Louisville 180.2 miles

$17 - $26

Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly  •  6h 56m

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

$198 - $930

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5h 46m

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

$121 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from West Lafayette to Louisville is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from West Lafayette to Louisville is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h.

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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 5h 20m.

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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 5h 16m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from West Lafayette to Louisville, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Louisville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Map of how to get from West Lafayette to Louisville.
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  • Distance: 163.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

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

You can take a bus from West Lafayette to Louisville via Indianapolis, IN and Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis in around 5h 16m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
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
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
hoosierride.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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

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There are 190+ hotels available in Louisville. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from West Lafayette to Indianapolis Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 35m and costs $27.

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