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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...

$33 - $76

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Bus, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il 4970
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service

$48 - $104

Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service

$60 - $131

Bus Reindeer Shuttle  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Purdue Union Club Hotel to Chicago O'Hare T5
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$76 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from West Lafayette to Milwaukee 212.9 miles

$20 - $30

Bus, fly  •  4 h 42 min

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

$133 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from West Lafayette to Wisconsin is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Lafayette to Wisconsin is to bus which costs $30 - $80 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between West Lafayette and Wisconsin is 313 miles. The road distance is 212.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from West Lafayette to Wisconsin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Lafayette to Wisconsin. However, there are services departing from Lafayette and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Lafayette to Wisconsin station. However, there are services departing from Lafayette Amtrak and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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West Lafayette to Wisconsin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Map of how to get from West Lafayette to Wisconsin.
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  • Distance: 312.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from West Lafayette to Milwaukee via Chicago, Il in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from West Lafayette to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
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 Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Reindeer Shuttle
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Purdue Union Club Hotel to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
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