HG2BG will be an in-person symposium. Please contact us via our symposium email (hitchhikersguide2biogal@gmail.com) for any questions.

Travel Information

Travel to West Lafayette/Lafayette, Indiana is possible via train (Amtrak), bus (Greyhound), and plane. Indianapolis International Airport is the closest airport (~1 hour) while O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport in Chicago, Illinois, (~2.5 hours) are also viable options. Shuttles to and from these airports are available. Some shuttle options are listed below. 

Lafayette Limo, 765-497-3828
Reindeer Shuttle, 765-637-5124


A variety of hotels are close to campus. Here are a few, affordable options:

Union Club Hotel at Purdue University, 765-494-8922
Hampton Inn & Suites, 765-269-8000
Campus Inn, 765-743-9661
Hilton Garden Inn, 765-743-2100
Holiday Inn Lafayette-City Centre, 888-465-4329
Prestige Inn, 765-463-1531
Four Points by Sheraton, 765-463-5511

We also encourage attendees to see historic downtown Lafayette. Also, enjoy and explore our campus where you can visit classic Purdue landmarks such as the Neil Armstrong statue, the bell tower, and the statue of John Purdue, our university's namesake.