The distance between Gainesville to Lake Charles is 328.61 miles or 528.71 km. A train trip from Gainesville to Lake Charles typically takes 28 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lake Charles faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 28 hours and 19 minutes to get from Gainesville to Lake Charles.
Going from Gainesville to Lake Charles by train takes over 28 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Sunday trains from Gainesville to Lake Charles are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Lake Charles. One train carrier operates regular service on the Gainesville to Lake Charles route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Gainesville to Lake Charles, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Gainesville to Lake Charles, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Gainesville to Lake Charles, which start at $135.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Gainesville to Lake Charles start from $104.00, and on average cost $104.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Lake Charles. Amtrak in Gainesville leaves from 605 E California St, And in Lake Charles trains arrive at 100 Ryan St,
From Gainesville to Lake Charles train travel on Amtrak takes 28 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lake Charles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 28 hours and 19 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $104.00 for a one-way train ticket to Lake Charles.