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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Garden City to Lawrence?

Lowest Price$71.00
Fastest Train6h 17m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Garden City to Lawrence 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Garden City to Lawrence?

In the last month, $71.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Garden City, KS to Lawrence, KS. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Garden City to Lawrence?

The distance between Garden City and Lawrence is approximately 313 miles, or 503 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 17 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 Garden City to Lawrence 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 Saturday 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 Garden City at 10:00pm and arrives in Lawrence around 6 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Garden City to Lawrence?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Lawrence 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 Lawrence to Garden City.

Which train should you take from Garden City to Lawrence?

Amtrak Southwest Chief is the one and only train line which connects Garden City, Kansas to Lawrence, Kansas. 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 Southwest Chief16h 17m$71.00

Where is the train station in Garden City?

There is one train station in Garden City:

  • 100 N 7th St

Where is the train station in Lawrence?

Lawrence has one train station:

  • 413 E 7th St

Price trends for trains from Garden City to Lawrence

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