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Savannah-Lakeland Train Schedule
There are 2 daily trains from Savannah to Lakeland. Traveling by train from Savannah to Lakeland usually takes around 7 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Silver Service train can make the trip in 7 hours and 11 minutes.
|Distance||284 mi (457 km)|
|Fastest train||7h 11m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Savannah to Lakeland?
In the last month, $58.79 was the average price of a train ticket from Savannah, GA to Lakeland, FL. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $33.55 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Savannah to Lakeland by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $55 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Savannah to Lakeland in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $75 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Lakeland from Savannah will be about $33.55 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Savannah to Lakeland?
2 train services operate from Savannah, Georgia to Lakeland, Florida. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
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. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Savannah to Lakeland every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $55.
Amtrak Silver Service
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 Savannah to Lakeland start from $55 and the average train journey lasts about 7 hours and 12 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Savannah to Lakeland 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Savannah to Lakeland?
How long is the train journey from Savannah to Lakeland?
The distance between Savannah and Lakeland is approximately 284 miles, or 457 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 11 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 Savannah to Lakeland are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Savannah at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Savannah to Lakeland?
Trains leave the station in Savannah twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Lakeland faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.
As the oldest city in the state of Georgia, Savannah still impressively preserves a charming vibe that so many cities have lost. For fans of U.S. history, the city is a must-not-miss, as it houses one of the oldest Black churches in the country, the First African Baptist Church. Fort Pulaski, famous for being a safe haven for enslaved African Americans, has now been converted into a national monument where visitors can learn more about the city’s heritage. Among the most unique destinations in Savannah is the 100-year-old Bonaventure Cemetery, which serves as the final resting place for many famous people.
Savannah offers staple Southern fried dishes that will indulge your senses. The best place to try these indulgences is The Olde Pink House. If you are looking for some black-owned eateries, Sisters Real Southern Cooking and Geneva’s Famous Chicken & Cornbread Co. will suffice.
Visitors can reach Savannah by bus via service from several different bus carriers, most of which operate out of the bus terminal at 610 W Oglethorpe Ave. The local Amtrak station takes on the Palmetto, and the Silver Meteor and Silver Star trains. The principal airport in the city, the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, sits 8 miles northwest of the Savannah Historic District, and it also provides quick access to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Where is the train station in Savannah?
There is one train station in Savannah.
Where is the train station in Lakeland?
Lakeland receives travelers from Savannah at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Lakeland:
600 E Main St
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