Duration 2 days 19h
Distance 773.5 miles
Average price $275
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Tampa and Lafayette takes 2 days 19h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Tampa to Lafayette. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Tampa Union Station
  2. Cary Amtrak Station
  3. Greensboro Amtrak Station
  4. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  5. Lafayette
42h 34m
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$225 - $324

Tampa to Lafayette train times

Trains run twice a week between Tampa and Lafayette. The service departs Tampa at 17:27 in the afternoon, which arrives into Lafayette at 12:24. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 19h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Tampa to Lafayette? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Tampa station to Lafayette station. However, there are services departing from Tampa Union Station and arriving at Lafayette Amtrak Station via Cary Amtrak Station, Greensboro Amtrak Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 34m.

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The distance between Tampa and Lafayette is 602 miles. The road distance is 773.5 miles.

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Tampa to Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Tampa Union Station.

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Tampa to Lafayette train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lafayette Amtrak Station.

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Lafayette is 1h behind Tampa. It is currently 11:35 AM in Tampa and 10:35 AM in Lafayette.

There are 70+ hotels available in Lafayette. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Tampa and Lafayette?

You can take a train from Tampa to Lafayette via Cary Amtrak Station, Greensboro Amtrak Station, and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal in around 42h 34m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
14h 41m
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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