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Lakeland - West Palm Beach Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Lakeland to West Palm Beach. Traveling by train from Lakeland to West Palm Beach usually takes around 3 hours and 12 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance148 mi (238 km)
Fastest train3h 12m
Lowest price€24.44
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Silver Service
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Lakeland to West Palm Beach

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)




2 September 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: The Scenery. Cons: People left trash in seat pouch n should be cleaned each stop.



18 April 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: Very pleasant. Cons: Extra notifications about delays. Tips: Please tag your luggage.



18 June 2020- Visiting family

Amtrak Silver Service

Need to be on time



26 January 2020- Vacation

Amtrak Silver Service

Quick easy way to cross Florida

What is the price of a train ticket from Lakeland to West Palm Beach?

In the last month, €24.44 was the average price of a train ticket from Lakeland to West Palm Beach. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €42.31 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices


Ticket prices for the train from Lakeland to West Palm Beach often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only €29,

If you're thinking of traveling from Lakeland to West Palm Beach during December, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of €55 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in December, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Lakeland to West Palm Beach?

Amtrak Silver Service is the one and only train line which connects Lakeland to West Palm Beach. 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 Silver Service13h 12m€27.86
  • The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Lakeland to West Palm Beach start from €24 and the average train journey lasts about 3 hours and 12 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

The distance between Lakeland and West Palm Beach is approximately 148 miles, or 238 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 12 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.

Trains from Lakeland to West Palm Beach are the most crowded on Saturday. 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.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Lakeland at 13:00 and arrives in West Palm Beach around 3 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to West Palm Beach 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 West Palm Beach to Lakeland.

City Information


Lakeland, FL, US - LAK-0

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Lakeland is a city between Tampa and Orlando. It is known for its rich history and architectural sites, especially the Florida Southern College, which has buildings designed by the renowned Frank Lloyd Wright. History and art lovers in Lakeland can visit the Polk Museum of Art and check out the collection of artifacts and contemporary paintings. The Munn Park Historic District in Lakeland is another city highlight, boasting early 1900s architecture and a wide range of antique shops.

Downtown Lakeland offers explosive nightlife with a wide range of breweries and taprooms. If you're interested in something new, the city has seen a massive growth of kava bars in its area. The city is also known for its annual Lakeland Festival of Light, where you can join people to light up the mountain.

It is easy to visit Lakeland from other cities by train and bus. Amtrak and FlixBus US provide daily trips from tens of other cities to the town. The Lakeland Area Mass Transit District provides public transportation within the city.

West Palm Beach

Unlike its sister Palm Beach, which has long been associated with the ultra-lux lifestyle, West Palm Beach offers a treasure trove of away-from-the-shore entertainments and cultural activities. West Palm Beach houses some of the most vibrant art communities in the state, so art lovers should not miss the chance to visit the local Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, or the Norton Museum of Art. The city’s vicinity to nature allows travelers to get up close and personal with wildlife at venues such as McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary, the Lion Country Safari, or Okeeheelee Park.

For food aficionados, West Palm Beach is an affordable destination that can stand toe-to-toe against Palm Beach’s restaurant scene. The principal dishes in the area revolve mostly around seafood, especially groupers and shrimps. Restaurants worth trying out include Tin Fish or Bimini Twist.

West Palm Beach station, a historic destination in the city, is served by Amtrak as well as various bus carriers. There are daily long-distance trains and buses running through this station, offering access to cities as far as New York. The main airport in the city is the Palm Beach International Airport, which is located just west of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Lakeland?

Main departure station: 924 W Robson St

There is one train station in Lakeland.

All train stations in Lakeland:

  • 924 W Robson St

Where is the train station in West Palm Beach?

205 S Tamarind Ave  - WPBAMT-0

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205 S Tamarind Ave  - WPBAMT-1

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205 S Tamarind Ave  - WPBAMT-2

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Main arrival station: 205 S Tamarind Ave

The Amtrak Station in West Palm Beach is the main train station in the city, with service on the Tri-Rail commuter rail and Amtrak Silver Service. Opened in 1921, the station boasts a unique Spanish Revival design and a sweet pastel pink facade. Thanks to recent improvements, the station was beautified with additional trees, new sidewalks, and an added pizzeria for passengers to grab a quick bite. As the hub for travel in and out of West Palm Beach, this station is also a bus stop for FlixBus and Greyhound buses.

Train stations in West Palm Beach:

  • 205 S Tamarind Ave

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