For Students

Ditch the car

For students, the Hoosier State Train is great for your body, mind and spirit.  Relax aboard while enjoying a snack or a full meal.  Open your laptop, read your email, text your friends, or just read a good book.  And by all means travel with your friends, so you can enjoy great conversation no matter where you’re going.  The Hoosier State Train features WiFi throughout the train, electrical outlets at your seat, full food and beverage service, and a full menu of activities at any destination along the line.

Universities Served

Purdue University – West Lafayette
Lafayette_Amtrak_StationStudents can board the Hoosier State Train at the Lafayette station right across from the county courthouse on Main street. This station is not equipped with a ticket office but does have a service kiosk. There are also restrooms and an enclosed waiting area.


Indiana University/Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI)

398765_IUPUI_PLLocated in downtown Indianapolis and featuring the best of both Indiana University and Purdue, students at IUPUI can take full advantage of the train whether they are visiting friends in Chicago, joining classmates for an educational adventure or even visiting home.

Indiana University – Bloomington

Indy_Train_StationOnce students transfer by bus to Indianapolis (shuttle coming soon), boarding commences at the Amtrak station downtown, near Lucas Oil Stadium. This is a full service station with a ticket office, self-serve kiosks, restrooms and enclosed waiting areas.