There are 3 ways to get from Fort Polk South to Baton Rouge by taxi, bus, car or train

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

Taxi, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Polk South to Alexandria, La
  2. Take the bus from Alexandria, La to Baton Rouge, La 3805 / ...

$151 - $206

Cheapest option

Drive, train, bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Fort Polk South to Lake Charles Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Lake Charles Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La

$45 - $91

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Fort Polk South to Baton Rouge 179.1 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Polk South and Baton Rouge is 130 miles. The road distance is 179.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Polk South to Baton Rouge without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Fort Polk South to Baton Rouge, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Polk South to Baton Rouge is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Fort Polk South to Baton Rouge.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Baton Rouge. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Polk South to Baton Rouge.
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  • Distance: 130 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Fort Polk South, LA, USA and Baton Rouge, LA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Fort Polk South to Baton Rouge. However, you can take the taxi to Alexandria, La then take the bus to Baton Rouge, La. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Charles Amtrak, take the train to Lafayette Amtrak, take the walk to Lafayette, La, then take the bus to Baton Rouge, La.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lake Charles Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 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

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Alexandria, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Polk South to Alexandria, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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