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Krannert Executive Forum

Getting to and from Purdue's Campus

Purdue's Campus

Executive speakers should park in the Grant Street parking garage, 102 North Grant Street West, Lafayette, Indiana. Although you will obtain a parking garage ticket when entering, we will provide you a parking pass that will cover your parking expenses. The parking passes will be distributed during your visit (after you park), please use this parking pass upon exiting the garage to waive the parking expenses incurred.  

INDIANAPOLIS International Airport

(Airport code IND) located approximately 70 miles southeast of West Lafayette, about 90 minutes driving time.

  • Head northeast on Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive to I-465 North.
  • Follow signs for I-465 North.
  • Merge onto I-65 North (toward Chicago) at Exit 20.
  • Take Exit 172 for IN-26 (second Lafayette exit). Turn left onto IN-26 at light.
  • Follow signs for IN-26 through Lafayette across the river to West Lafayette.
  • Krannert buildings will be on your left at the corner of IN-26 and Grant Street.
  • Turn right at Grant Street for the parking garage.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Located approximately 140 miles northwest of West Lafayette. Chicago has two airports, O'Hare International Airport (Airport code ORD) and Midway International Airport (Airport code MDW).

From Chicago O’Hare International Airport:

  • Take I-90 East toward Chicago.
  • Merge onto I-94 / I-90 East toward Chicago. Follow signs to stay on I-94 East.
  • After entering Indiana, take Exit 11 for I-65 South toward Indianapolis.
  • Take Exit 178 for IN-43. Turn right at the stop sign onto N River Road / IN-43.
  • Turn right onto IN-26 / State Street.
  • Krannert buildings will be on your left at the corner of IN-26 and Grant Street.
  • Turn right at Grant Street for the parking garage.
  • Approximate driving time is 2.5 hours.
  • Some of these are toll roads.

From Chicago Midway International Airport:

  • Take W 59th Street to I-94 / I-90 East.
  • Merge onto I-94 East toward Indiana, follow signs to stay on I-94 East.
  • After entering Indiana, take Exit 11 for I-65 South toward Indianapolis.
  • Take Exit 178 for IN-43. Turn right at the stop sign onto N River Road / IN-43.
  • Turn right onto IN-26 / State Street.
  • Krannert buildings will be on your left at the corner of IN-26 and Grant Street.
  • Turn right at Grant Street for the parking garage.
  • Approximate driving time is 2 hours.
  • Some of these are toll roads.

 

Returning to the Airport

  • Exit the Garage and follow N Grant Street.
  • Turn right onto US 231.
  • Turn left on to US 43 continue forward until signs for I-65.


To Indianapolis International Airport

  • Take I-65 South.
  • Take exit 123 to merge onto I-465 South toward Indianapolis International Airport.
  • Take exit 9B for I-70 West and Indianapolis International Airport.
  • Follow signs for Indianapolis International Airport.

To Chicago Airports:

Chicago Midway International Airport

  • Take I-65 North.
  • Take exit 259A for I-94 / I-80 West.
  • Take I-294 North.
  • Take exit IL-50 N/S Cicero Avenue.
  • Follow signs for Chicago Midway International Airport.
  • Some of these are toll roads.

Chicago O’Hare International Airport

  • Take I-65 North.
  • Take exit 262 for I-90 West toward Illinois.
  • Merge onto I-90 / I-94 West.    
  • Slight left onto I-90 West (signs for I-90 W/Kennedy Expressway/O'Hare/Rockford).
  • Take exit 78 for I-190 W  / I-294 S / Tollway toward O'Hare/Indiana.
  • Follow signs for Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
  • Some of these are toll roads.