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How much are train tickets from Lake Charles to Lafayette?

Lowest Price$13.00
Fastest Train1h 43m
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Lake Charles-Lafayette Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $13.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Lake Charles, LA to Lafayette, LA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 Lafayette?

The distance between Lake Charles and Lafayette is approximately 71 miles, or 115 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 43 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lake Charles to Lafayette 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 Wednesday 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 Lake Charles at 3:00pm and arrives in Lafayette about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Lake Charles to Lafayette?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Lafayette 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 Lafayette to Lake Charles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lake Charles to Lafayette for $24.00.

Which train should you take from Lake Charles to Lafayette?

Amtrak Sunset Limited is the one and only train line which connects Lake Charles, Louisiana to Lafayette, Louisiana. 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 Sunset Limited11h 43m$13.00

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 Lafayette?

Lafayette has one train station:

  • 100 Lee Ave

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