Compare train tickets from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles
We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.
No Wanderu Fees
Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.
Best Travel Options
We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.
There is one daily train from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles. Traveling by train from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles usually takes around 53 hours and 24 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||1626 mi (2616 km)|
|Fastest train||53h 24m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles?
The distance between Pismo Beach and Lake Charles is approximately 1626 miles, or 2616 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 53 hours and 24 minutes,
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Pismo Beach at 8:00am and arrives in Lake Charles around 53 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Lake Charles to Pismo Beach.
Which train should you take from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Pismo Beach, California to Lake Charles, Louisiana. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||1||2d 5h 24m||$217.47|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Pismo Beach to Lake Charles every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $217.
Where is the train station in Pismo Beach?
There is one train station in Pismo Beach:
- Ocean Ave and Park Rd
Where is the train station in Lake Charles?
Lake Charles has one train station:
- 100 Ryan St
Plan your next adventure
More trains from Pismo Beach
- Train from Pismo Beach to Benson
- Pismo Beach to El Segundo
- Pismo Beach to Los Angeles Train
- Train from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara
- Pismo Beach to Santa Clara Train
- Train from Pismo Beach to Scotts Valley
- Pismo Beach to Pueblo
- Train from Pismo Beach to South Shore
- Pismo Beach to Troy Train
- Pismo Beach to Meridian Train
- Train from Pismo Beach to Lamy
- Pismo Beach to Toledo Train
- Train from Pismo Beach to Johnstown
- Train from Pismo Beach to Spartanburg
- Train from Pismo Beach to Nashville
- Train from Pismo Beach to Houston
- Pismo Beach to San Antonio
- Pismo Beach to Kelso Train
Continue by train from Lake Charles
- Lake Charles to Dunsmuir Train
- Train from Lake Charles to Elk Grove
- Lake Charles to Fremont Train
- Lake Charles to Guadalupe Train
- Lake Charles to Los Angeles
- Train from Lake Charles to Oceanside
- Train from Lake Charles to Richmond
- Lake Charles to Nampa Train
- Lake Charles to Lafayette Train
- Train from Lake Charles to New Orleans
- Train from Lake Charles to Ontario
- Lake Charles to White City Train
- Lake Charles to Houston
- Train from Lake Charles to Longview
- Lake Charles to Mineola Train
- Train from Lake Charles to San Antonio
- Train from Lake Charles to Danville
- Lake Charles to Richmond Train