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Lorton-Sanford Train Timetable

Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Lorton to Sanford?

Lowest Price£69.83
Fastest Train16h 58m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lorton to Sanford right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Lorton to Sanford?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Lorton to Sanford, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Lorton to Sanford?

In the last month, £69.83 was the average price of a train ticket from Lorton, VA to Sanford, FL. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £39.62 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Lorton to Sanford?

The distance between Lorton and Sanford is approximately 722 miles, or 1162 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 58 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 Lorton to Sanford 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 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 Lorton at 16:00 and arrives in Sanford around 16 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Lorton to Sanford?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Sanford 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 Sanford to Lorton.

Which train should you take from Lorton to Sanford?

Amtrak Auto Train is the one and only train line which connects Lorton, Virginia to Sanford, Florida. 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 Auto Train116h 58m£90.88

Where is the train station in Lorton?

There is one train station in Lorton:

  • 8006 Lorton Rd

Where is the train station in Sanford?

Sanford has one train station:

  • 600 S Persimmon Ave

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