The distance between Houston to Lake Charles is 132.84 miles or 213.73 km. A train trip from Houston to Lake Charles typically takes 3 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lake Charles faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Sunset Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 19 minutes to get from Houston to Lake Charles.
A train getaway to Lake Charles clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Lake Charles before you have to hop on the train back to Houston. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Lake Charles. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Wednesday trains from Houston 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Houston to Lake Charles route. Amtrak Sunset Limited offers the most scheduled departures between Houston to Lake Charles, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Lake Charles with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Houston to Lake Charles, which start at $20.00.
Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from Houston to Lake Charles start from $22.00, and on average cost $23.53. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Lake Charles. Amtrak Sunset Limited in Houston leaves from 902 Washington Ave, And in Lake Charles trains arrive at 100 Ryan St,
From Houston to Lake Charles train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 3 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lake Charles faster, Amtrak Sunset Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 19 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Lake Charles on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $24.24 for a one-way weekend reservation from Houston.