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Phone: (765) 494-9494

Purdue West Shopping Plaza
1404 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2092


Phone: (765) 743-3442

Terminal Building, Room 201
1501 Aviation Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Transportation Service

Car/Van Rental: 765-494-2114
Charter Bus: 765-494-6554
Service Shop: 765-494-2121
After Hours: 800-213-3626

Materials Management Distribution Building (MMDC)
700 Ahlers Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2013


Rental Rates

Departments: Please call 494-6554 or email transportation@purdue.edu and provide the following information to inquire about Charter Bus rentals.

Student Organizations: Please submit the following information via BoilerLink, https://boilerlink.purdue.edu/.

  1. Department or Student Organization.

  2. Contact Name: phone & fax numbers of the individual who will assist with travel & itinerary questions

  3. Group Name:

  4. Group Coordinator's Name & Cell Phone Number: this person may be the individual handling more specific trip details and who may be traveling with the group

  5. Estimated Number of Passengers: includes all passengers for the trip

  6. Number of School Buses/Road Buses: Bus staff can assist you with determining the appropriate number of buses needed, if unknown

  7. Purpose of trip: University buses can only be used for official University functions or activities

  8. Accessible Equipment: allows for transporting wheelchairs, but is not available on all vehicles

  9. Account Number -

  10. Will Bus Stay with the Group? Will the bus & driver be required to stay with the group the entire trip?

  11. Overnight Trip? Will the bus stay with the group?

  12. Report Day of the Week, Date & Time: is normally 15 - 30 minutes prior to actual trip departure to allow for loading of passengers and luggage

  13. Pickup Point: is the location where passengers will expect to board the bus. This may be changed to allow for the proper and safe loading of passengers, traffic, or logistical problems

  14. Depart Time: is the expected time that bus will depart the pickup location.

  15. Finish Day of the Week, Date & Time:  time when the driver and bus will be back on Purdue University Campus

  16. Destinations/Stops: a detailed trip itinerary, along with final and intermediate destinations. This information should be as specific as possible including times, addresses or key landmarks.

All estimates do not include charges for lodging, parking, tolls and driver subsistence, if applicable.
Trip cancellations must be phoned in at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure. Late cancellations or failure to cancel may result in charges.

Every effort is made to reserve a Purdue bus. Demand and availability may require use of an outside bus entity.