Trains, Buses, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$128 | 1d 11h 0min Train$216 | 1d 1h 56min Bus167 lb of CO2
  1. Train$216
    1d 2h 9min · 286 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$128
    1d 11h 0min · 194 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$151
    18h 56min · 215 lb of CO2

AMS to LAK Trains

train tickets from Amsterdam to Lakeland

$218 · 1d 2h 9min
AmtrakAmtrak AMS train to LKL
Train Tickets
About $218
Travel Duration
1d 2h 9min

train tickets from Amsterdam to Winter Haven

$218 · 1d 2h 6min
AmtrakAmtrak AMS train to WTH
Train Tickets
About $218
Travel Duration
1d 2h 6min

train tickets from Schenectady to Lakeland

$216 · 1d 1h 56min
AmtrakAmtrak SDY train to LAK
Train Tickets
About $216
Travel Duration
1d 1h 56min

AMS to LAK Buses

bus tickets from Amsterdam to Lakeland

$128 · 1d 11h 0min
Various bus companies
About $128
Travel Duration
1d 11h 0min

bus tickets from Amsterdam to Plant City

$211 · 1d 6h 25min
Various bus companies
About $211
Travel Duration
1d 6h 25min

bus tickets from Gloversville to Lakeland

$211 · 1d 6h 30min
Various bus companies
About $211
Travel Duration
1d 6h 30min

bus tickets from Amsterdam to Auburndale

$209 · 1d 6h 10min
Various bus companies
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 10min

Drive from AMS to LAK

Driving from AMS to LAK

$151 · 18h 56min

It's 1117 miles between AMS to LAK. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 56min and 19h 52min from AMS to LAK under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 49min 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 $150.

Our recommendation to LAK

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from AMS 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.

AMS to LAK FL - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from AMS 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 AMS/LAK buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from AMS 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 AMS 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 AMS 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.

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

The total distance between AMS and LAK is 1117 miles and will take you about 18 hours 56 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $151.

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