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Lowest Price$68.00
Fastest Train14h 28m
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Train Lines2
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Raleigh-Lakeland Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Raleigh to Lakeland 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Raleigh to Lakeland?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Raleigh to Lakeland. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Raleigh to Lakeland?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $79.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Raleigh to Lakeland.

How long is the train journey from Raleigh to Lakeland?

The distance between Raleigh and Lakeland is approximately 569 miles, or 915 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 15 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 28 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 Raleigh to Lakeland 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 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 Raleigh at 9:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Raleigh to Lakeland?

Trains leave the station in Raleigh twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Lakeland 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 Lakeland to Raleigh. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Raleigh to Lakeland for $204.00.

What train services are there from Raleigh to Lakeland?

2 train services operate from Raleigh to Lakeland. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak115h 49m$93.50
Amtrak Silver Service114h 28m$72.25

Where is the train station in Raleigh?

There is one train station in Raleigh:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Lakeland?

Lakeland receives travelers from Raleigh at its two active train stations:

  • 600 E Main St
  • 600 E Main St

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