Travel from LAK to SDY

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$209 | 1d 6h 6min Train$214 | 1d 1h 40min Bus167 lb of CO2
  1. Train$214
    1d 1h 56min · 283 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$210
    1d 6h 13min · 167 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$150
    18h 53min · 214 lb of CO2

LAK to SDY Trains

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 - LAK
Amtrak from LAK to NYPAmtrak · 22h 39minSilver Star
New York City - NYP
Amtrak from NYP to SDYAmtrak · 3h 16minMaple Leaf
Schenectady - SDY

train tickets from Winter Haven to Schenectady

$216 · 1d 1h 52min
AmtrakAmtrak WTH train to SDY
Train Tickets
About $216
Travel Duration
1d 1h 52min
Winter Haven - WTH
Amtrak from WTH to NYPAmtrak · 22h 35minSilver Star
New York City - NYP
Amtrak from NYP to SDYAmtrak · 3h 16minMaple Leaf
Schenectady - SDY

train tickets from Lakeland to Rensselaer

$214 · 1d 1h 40min
AmtrakAmtrak LKL 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

LAK to SDY Buses

bus tickets from Lakeland to Schenectady

$210 · 1d 6h 13min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $210
Travel Duration
1d 6h 13min

bus tickets from Plant City to Schenectady

$210 · 1d 6h 21min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $210
Travel Duration
1d 6h 21min

bus tickets from Auburndale to Schenectady

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

bus tickets from Winter Haven to Schenectady

$209 · 1d 6h 7min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 7min

Drive from LAK to SDY

Driving from LAK to SDY

$150 · 18h 53min

It's 1114 miles between LAK to SDY. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 53min and 19h 50min from LAK to SDY under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 46min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to SDY 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 SDY

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

When to book trip from LAK to SDY?

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 SDY NY - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from LAK to SDY. 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 SDY is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the LAK/SDY 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 SDY 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 SDY? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of SDY 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 SDY 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 SDY?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from LAK to SDY is by bus. The bus costs $209 roughly and will take 1 day 6 hours 6 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from LAK to SDY?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between LAK area and SDY, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 1 hour 56 minutes. We recommend catching the train at LAK 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 SDY by car?

The total distance between LAK and SDY is 1114 miles and will take you about 18 hours 53 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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