Travel from LAK to UCA

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$126 | 1d 10h 36min Train$222 | 1d 2h 40min Bus165 lb of CO2
  1. Train$222
    1d 2h 40min · 291 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$126
    1d 10h 36min · 192 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$149
    18h 45min · 213 lb of CO2

LAK to UCA Trains

train tickets from Lakeland to Utica

$222 · 1d 2h 40min
AmtrakAmtrak LKL train to UCA
Train Tickets
About $222
Travel Duration
1d 2h 40min
Lakeland - LAK
Amtrak from LAK to NYPAmtrak · 22h 39minSilver Star
New York City - NYP
Amtrak from NYP to UCAAmtrak · 4h 0minMaple Leaf
Utica - UCA

train tickets from Lakeland to Rome

$224 · 1d 2h 54min
AmtrakAmtrak LAK train to ROM
Train Tickets
About $224
Travel Duration
1d 2h 54min
Lakeland - LKL
Amtrak from LKL to NYPAmtrak · 22h 39minSilver Star
New York City - NYP
Amtrak from NYP to ROMAmtrak · 4h 15minMaple Leaf
Rome - ROM

LAK to UCA Buses

bus tickets from Lakeland to Utica

$126 · 1d 10h 36min
Various bus companies
About $126
Travel Duration
1d 10h 36min

bus tickets from Plant City to Utica

$209 · 1d 6h 4min
Various bus companies
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 4min

bus tickets from Auburndale to Utica

$207 · 1d 5h 51min
Various bus companies
About $207
Travel Duration
1d 5h 51min

bus tickets from Winter Haven to Utica

$207 · 1d 5h 52min
Various bus companies
About $207
Travel Duration
1d 5h 52min

Drive from LAK to UCA

Driving from LAK to UCA

$149 · 18h 45min

It's 1106 miles between LAK to UCA. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 45min and 19h 41min from LAK to UCA under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to UCA 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 UCA

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

When to book trip from LAK to UCA?

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 UCA NY - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from LAK to UCA is by bus. The bus costs $126 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 36 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from LAK to UCA?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between LAK area and UCA, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 2 hours 40 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 UCA by car?

The total distance between LAK and UCA is 1106 miles and will take you about 18 hours 45 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $149.

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