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What train companies travel to Lafayette, Louisiana?

Located in Louisiana, Lafayette is accessible by train from 6 other cities. You can choose from 8 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Lafayette on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Lafayette are also available.

Train companies serving Lafayette

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak361d 4h 12m$159.11
Amtrak Sunset Limited103h 51m$43.14
  • 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.

  • The Amtrak Sunset Limited is a southern Amtrak route that crosses through Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. The double-decker carriages have a variety of roomettes, bedrooms, and suites, as well as a restaurant and cafe service.

Which train carrier has the best service to Lafayette?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Lafayette by train with Amtrak Sunset Limited giving them a 4.8 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Sunset Limited had the most comfortable train service to Lafayette taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Sunset Limited offers. They rate Amtrak Sunset Limited a 4.3 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Lafayette punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Sunset Limited has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Lafayette, rating them a 4.3 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$14.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Lafayette, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on trains from your city to Lafayette. In the last month, trains from Lake Charles to Lafayette had the lowest average price at $14.00.

The main train station in Lafayette is 100 Lee Ave. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Lafayette.

The closest airport to Lafayette is Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT), it is located 2.3 miles from the city center of Lafayette.
Lafayette ranks number 5 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 460 in United States. Lafayette ranks number 3 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Lafayette via train service. On average 6 direct daily train trips serve Lafayette.
The population of Lafayette is 127657. Lafayette ranks number 2 in terms of population in Louisiana and number 128 in all of United States.
Train tickets to Lafayette range from for a short trip to Lafayette, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Lafayette starts at , and a longer trip by train to Lafayette can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $24.
People who take the train to Lafayette are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Lafayette easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.
The closest train station to the city center of Lafayette is 100 Lee Ave, located just 0.4 miles away. Select 100 Lee Ave as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Lafayette. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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