Travel from LAK to ALB

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$127 | 1d 10h 44min Train$214 | 1d 1h 36min Bus166 lb of CO2
  1. Train$214
    1d 1h 40min · 280 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$127
    1d 10h 44min · 192 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$150
    18h 47min · 213 lb of CO2

LAK to ALB Trains

train tickets from Lakeland to Rensselaer

$214 · 1d 1h 40min
AmtrakAmtrak LAK train to ALB
Train Tickets
About $214
Travel Duration
1d 1h 40min
Lakeland - LKL
Amtrak from LKL to NYPAmtrak · 22h 39minSilver Star
New York City - NYP
Amtrak from NYP to ALBAmtrak · 3h 0minMaple Leaf
Rensselaer - ALB

train tickets from Winter Haven to Rensselaer

$214 · 1d 1h 36min
AmtrakAmtrak WTH train to ALB
Train Tickets
About $214
Travel Duration
1d 1h 36min
Winter Haven - WTH
Amtrak from WTH to NYPAmtrak · 22h 35minSilver Star
New York City - NYP
Amtrak from NYP to ALBAmtrak · 3h 0minMaple Leaf
Rensselaer - ALB

train tickets from Lakeland to Schenectady

$216 · 1d 1h 56min
AmtrakAmtrak LKL train to SDY
Train Tickets
About $216
Travel Duration
1d 1h 56min
Lakeland - LKL
Amtrak from LKL to NYPAmtrak · 22h 39minSilver Star
New York City - NYP
Amtrak from NYP to SDYAmtrak · 3h 16minMaple Leaf
Schenectady - SDY

LAK to ALB Buses

bus tickets from Lakeland to Albany

$127 · 1d 10h 44min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $127
Travel Duration
1d 10h 44min

bus tickets from Plant City to Rensselaer

$209 · 1d 6h 11min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 11min

bus tickets from Plant City to Albany

$209 · 1d 6h 12min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 12min

bus tickets from Auburndale to Albany

$208 · 1d 5h 56min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $208
Travel Duration
1d 5h 56min

Drive from LAK to ALB

Driving from LAK to ALB

$150 · 18h 47min

It's 1108 miles between LAK to ALB. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 47min and 19h 43min from LAK to ALB 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 ALB 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.

Our recommendation to ALB

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

When to book trip from LAK to ALB?

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.

LAK to ALB NY - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from LAK to ALB. 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 ALB is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the LAK/ALB buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from LAK 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 LAK FL and ALB 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 LAK to ALB? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of ALB 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 ALB 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 LAK to ALB?

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

Does Amtrak go from LAK to ALB?

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

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

The total distance between LAK and ALB 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.

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