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How much are train tickets from Lake Charles to Phoenix?

Lowest Price$163.00
Fastest Train34h 20m
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Lake Charles-Phoenix Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lake Charles to Phoenix 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 Lake Charles to Phoenix?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Lake Charles to Phoenix, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Lake Charles to Phoenix?

In the last month, $166.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Lake Charles, LA to Phoenix, AZ. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. 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 Lake Charles to Phoenix?

The distance between Lake Charles and Phoenix is approximately 1127 miles, or 1814 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 34 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 34 hours and 20 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 Lake Charles to Phoenix are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Lake Charles at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 Lake Charles to Phoenix?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Phoenix to Lake Charles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lake Charles to Phoenix for $152.00.

Which train should you take from Lake Charles to Phoenix?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Lake Charles, Louisiana to Phoenix, Arizona. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak41d 10h 35m$166.50

Where is the train station in Lake Charles?

There is one train station in Lake Charles:

  • 100 Ryan St

Where is the train station in Phoenix?

Phoenix receives travelers from Lake Charles at its two active train stations:

  • 2717 W Bell Rd
  • Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3

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