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Lowest Price$22.00
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Jacksonville-Lakeland Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Jacksonville to Lakeland 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 Jacksonville to Lakeland?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Jacksonville to Lakeland. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Jacksonville to Lakeland?

In the last month, $22.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Jacksonville, FL to Lakeland, FL. 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 $21.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Jacksonville to Lakeland?

The distance between Jacksonville and Lakeland is approximately 159 miles, or 257 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 30 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 Jacksonville to Lakeland 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.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Jacksonville at 6:00am and arrives in Lakeland around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Jacksonville to Lakeland?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Lakeland 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 Lakeland to Jacksonville. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Jacksonville to Lakeland for $34.00.

Which train should you take from Jacksonville to Lakeland?

2 train services operate from Jacksonville, Florida to Lakeland, Florida. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak15h 11m$29.56
Amtrak Silver Service14h 30m$27.00

Where is the train station in Jacksonville?

There is one train station in Jacksonville:

  • 3570 Clifford Ln

Where is the train station in Lakeland?

Lakeland has one train station:

  • 600 E Main St

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