There are 4 ways to get from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lake Charles, La 1247 / ...

$18 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La 1563 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Lake Charles Amtrak Sunset Limited

$39 - $81

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles 128.7 miles

$12 - $19

Fly  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Lake Charles (LCH) BTR - LCH

$202 - $851

What companies run services between Baton Rouge, LA, USA and Lake Charles, LA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Lake Charles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lake Charles, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Baton Rouge and Lake Charles is 198 km. The road distance is 206 km.

The cheapest way to get from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles is to drive which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $12 - $19.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baton Rouge, La and arriving at Lake Charles, La. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

The bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lake Charles, La takes 2 h 25 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.