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There are 6 ways to get from Arlington to Lafayette by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Lafayette  •  1h 37m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Lafayette (LFT) DFW - LFT

$183 - $802

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Bus via Dallas, TX  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX Houston, TX - Dallas, TX
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Lafayette, La 1254 / ...

$66 - $131

4 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Baton Rouge (BTR) DFW - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La

$225 - $941

Bus Megabus  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Prairie to Houston, TX
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Lafayette, La 1254 / ...

$68 - $128

Train, bus  •  12h

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Lafayette, La

$88 - $193

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Arlington to Lafayette 412.6 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Lafayette is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Lafayette is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 1h 37m.

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The distance between Arlington and Lafayette is 348 miles. The road distance is 412.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Lafayette without a car is to bus which takes 11h 1m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Arlington to Lafayette, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Lafayette is to fly which takes 1h 37m and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $130 and takes 11h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Lafayette Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Lafayette is 413 miles. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Arlington to Lafayette.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Lafayette Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Lafayette. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 348.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Lafayette, LA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Arlington to Lafayette every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arlington to Lafayette via Grand Prairie, Houston, TX, Travis St @ Pease St, and Houston, Tx in around 11h 1m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Houston, Tx to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Shreveport, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17m and costs $30 - $40.

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