Cheap train tickets from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis

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How much are train tickets from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Lafayette to Indianapolis is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Lafayette to Indianapolis was $16.00. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis?

The distance between Lafayette and Indianapolis is approximately 58.71 miles, or 94.47 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 15 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Lafayette to Indianapolis?

On Wednesday trains from Lafayette to Indianapolis are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Lafayette to Indianapolis?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to Indianapolis 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Lafayette to Indianapolis, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Indianapolis with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis, which start at $10.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Lafayette to Indianapolis

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Lafayette to Indianapolis start from $19.00, and on average cost $19.00. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Indianapolis. Amtrak in Lafayette leaves from 200 N Second St, And in Indianapolis trains arrive at 350 S Illinois St,

From Lafayette to Indianapolis train travel on Amtrak takes 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Indianapolis on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $19.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Lafayette.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 15m
Avg. Price
$19.00

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Lafayette to Indianapolis start from $16.00, and on average cost $19.14. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Indianapolis. Amtrak Cardinal in Lafayette leaves from 200 N Second St, And in Indianapolis trains arrive at 350 S Illinois St,

From Lafayette to Indianapolis train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 1 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Indianapolis faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Indianapolis on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $20.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Lafayette.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 53m
Avg. Price
$19.14

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Lafayette on their way to Indianapolis:
  • 200 N Second St
There is one train station where trains from Lafayette arrive in Indianapolis:
  • 350 S Illinois St