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How much are train tickets from Lake Charles to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price$142.00
Fastest Train41h 40m
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Lake Charles-Los Angeles Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lake Charles to Los Angeles 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 Lake Charles to Los Angeles?

In the last month, $142.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Lake Charles, LA to Los Angeles, CA. 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 Los Angeles?

The distance between Lake Charles and Los Angeles is approximately 1484 miles, or 2388 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 41 hours and 40 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles?

Trains leave the station in Lake Charles 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 Los Angeles faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Los Angeles to Lake Charles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lake Charles to Los Angeles for $293.00.

Which train should you take from Lake Charles to Los Angeles?

2 train services operate from Lake Charles, Louisiana to Los Angeles, California. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 17h 40m$142.00
Amtrak Sunset Limited11d 17h 40m$142.00

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 Los Angeles?

Los Angeles has one train station:

  • Union Station

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