There are 4 ways to get from Fort Polk South to College Station by car, bus, train, taxi or plane

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Drive, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Fort Polk South to Lake Charles, La
  2. Take the bus from Lake Charles, La to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Bryan, Tx

$58 - $119

3 alternative options

Drive, train, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Fort Polk South to Lake Charles Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Lake Charles Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Bryan, Tx

$73 - $149

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Fort Polk South to College Station 244.4 miles

$23 - $35

Taxi, fly  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Polk South to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Alexandria (AEX) to College Station (CLL) AEX - CLL

$290 - $966

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The distance between Fort Polk South and College Station is 188 miles. The road distance is 244.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to get from Fort Polk South to College Station, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandria Airport to College Station Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Polk South to College Station is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Fort Polk South to College Station.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Alexandria Airport to College Station Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in College Station. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Polk South to College Station.
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  • Distance: 188.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 47 min

What companies run services between Fort Polk South, LA, USA and College Station, TX, USA?

There is no direct connection from Fort Polk South to College Station. However, you can take the drive to Lake Charles, La, take the bus to Houston, Tx, take the bus to Bryan, Tx, then take the taxi to College Station. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Charles Amtrak, take the train to Houston Amtrak, take the walk to Houston, Tx, take the bus to Bryan, Tx, then take the taxi to College Station.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Alexandria to College Station via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Alexandria to College Station via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
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 Lake Charles, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Houston, Tx to Bryan, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Polk South to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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