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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Lafayette to Cincinnati. Traveling by train from Lafayette to Cincinnati usually takes around 5 hours and 31 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance155 mi (249 km)
Fastest train5h 31m
Lowest price£13.02
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cardinal
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Lafayette to Cincinnati

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Lafayette to Cincinnati?

Amtrak Cardinal is the one and only train line which connects Lafayette, Indiana to Cincinnati, Ohio. 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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cardinal15h 32m£26.32
  • Amtrak Cardinal

    Amtrak Cardinal

    The Amtrak Cardinal is a long distance passenger rail service from New York to Chicago, connecting a total of 31 cities. As one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the Cardinal is a popular train line connecting the Northeast to the Southeast, and offers top-notch comfort thanks to its seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available for purchase in the Cardinal Café. There are usually 1 Cardinal trips from Lafayette to Cincinnati per day, with an average trip length of 5 hours and 32 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lafayette to Cincinnati 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 Lafayette to Cincinnati?

The distance between Lafayette and Cincinnati is approximately 155 miles, or 249 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 31 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 Lafayette to Cincinnati are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Wednesday 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 Lafayette at 21:00 and arrives in Cincinnati around 5 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Lafayette to Cincinnati?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Cincinnati with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cincinnati to Lafayette. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati for £23.86.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Lafayette?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Lafayette.

Where is the train station in Cincinnati?

Arrival stations

Cincinnati has one train station.

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