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

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Shuttle to Indianapolis, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis International Airport
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IND - RDU

$179 - $340

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Bus  •  20 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$97 - $244

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Bus to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) MDW - RDU

$164 - $471

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) ORD - RDU

$152 - $409

Train, bus  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak

Train  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Raleigh Amtrak

$159 - $420

Drive  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Raleigh 691.6 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from West Lafayette to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Lafayette and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Cincinnati, Oh, Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Lafayette to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Lafayette Amtrak and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via Charlottesville Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 25 min.

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The distance between West Lafayette and Raleigh is 556 miles. The road distance is 691.6 miles.

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The best way to get from West Lafayette to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from West Lafayette to Raleigh, including transfers.

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West Lafayette to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Lafayette station.

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West Lafayette to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Lafayette Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from West Lafayette to Raleigh is to bus which takes 20 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 24 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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West Lafayette to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from West Lafayette to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 555.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between West Lafayette, IN, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from West Lafayette to Raleigh via Cincinnati, Oh, Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 20 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from West Lafayette to Raleigh via Charlottesville Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center in around 24 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$400 - $550
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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 Charlottesville Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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West Lafayette to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Raleigh Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Lafayette to Raleigh is 692 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 5 min to drive from West Lafayette to Raleigh.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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

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