Travel from LKL to Jacksonville

5h 52min
33 lb of CO2
3h 41min
41 lb of CO2
2h 58min
34 lb of CO2

Drive from LKL to Jacksonville

It's 159 miles between LKL to Jacksonville. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 58min and 3h 7min from LKL to Jacksonville under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 16min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Jacksonville 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 $21.

What is the best way to travel from LKL to Jacksonville?

The are 8 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from LKL to Jacksonville. The fastest way out of Lakeland towards Jacksonville is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Jacksonville area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $36. Amtrak operates from LKL to Jacksonville, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from LKL to Jacksonville?

On your trip from LKL to Jacksonville, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

LKL to Jacksonville FL - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from LKL to Jacksonville is by bus. The bus costs $37 roughly and will take 5 hours 52 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from LKL to Jacksonville?

Amtrak costs about $48 between LKL and Jacksonville. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 41 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at LKL Lakeland Amtrak, which is 0 miles from LKL. Further, once you arrive at JAX Jacksonville Amtrak or you will still have 5 miles to Jacksonville.

How long does it take from LKL to Jacksonville by car?

The total distance between LKL and Jacksonville is 159 miles and will take you about 2 hours 58 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $21.

LKL to Jacksonville Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $37
Fastest Way Train — 3h 41min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 27 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 159 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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