Travel from ALB to LAK

Train
$214
1d 1h 36min
280 lb of CO2
Bus
$208
1d 6h 3min
166 lb of CO2
$
Drive
$150
18h 47min
213 lb of CO2

Drive from ALB to LAK

It's 1108 miles between ALB to LAK. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 47min and 19h 43min from ALB to LAK under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 40min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to LAK by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

What is the best way to travel from ALB to LAK?

Because LAK is so far away from ALB, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to LAK do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Amtrak operates from ALB to LAK, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from ALB to LAK?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

ALB to LAK FL - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from ALB to LAK. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to LAK is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the ALB/LAK buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from ALB is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between ALB NY and LAK during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from ALB to LAK? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of LAK traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to LAK is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from ALB to LAK?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from ALB to LAK is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 44 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from ALB to LAK?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between ALB area and LAK, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 1 hour 40 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ALB Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from ALB. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from ALB to LAK by car?

The total distance between ALB and LAK is 1108 miles and will take you about 18 hours 47 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

ALB to LAK Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $127
Fastest Way Train — 1d 1h 36min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 166 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 1,108 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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