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There are 5 ways to get from Jacksonville to Lake Charles by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Lake Charles  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Lake Charles (LCH) JAX - LCH

$194 - $779

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Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl 3751 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Lake Charles, La 1247

$77 - $200

3 alternative options

Fly to Lafayette, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Lafayette (LFT) JAX - LFT
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Lake Charles, La

$164 - $744

Fly to Beaumont/Port Arthur, drive  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Beaumont/Port Arthur (BPT) JAX - BPT
  2. Drive from Beaumont/Port Arthur to Lake Charles

$188 - $811

Drive  •  11h 55m

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Lake Charles 732.7 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Jacksonville to Lake Charles is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Jacksonville to Lake Charles is to fly which costs $190 - $800 and takes 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jacksonville to Lake Charles. However, there are services departing from Jacksonville, Fl and arriving at Lake Charles, La via Tallahassee, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 10m.

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The distance between Jacksonville and Lake Charles is 693 miles. The road distance is 732.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Lake Charles without a car is to bus which takes 17h 10m and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Jacksonville to Lake Charles, including transfers.

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Jacksonville to Lake Charles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Jacksonville, Fl station.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Lake Charles is to fly which takes 6h 35m and costs $190 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 17h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Jacksonville Airport to Lake Charles Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 34m and has one stopover.

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Jacksonville to Lake Charles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lake Charles, La station.

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Lake Charles.
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  • Distance: 692.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Jacksonville, FL, USA and Lake Charles, LA, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Jacksonville to Lake Charles every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jacksonville to Lake Charles via Tallahassee, Fl in around 17h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Lake Charles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Jacksonville to Lake Charles via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Jacksonville to Lake Charles via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Jacksonville to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Jacksonville to Lafayette via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Jacksonville to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Jacksonville to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Jacksonville to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Jacksonville to Lake Charles via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Jacksonville to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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 Lafayette, La to Lake Charles, La
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Lake Charles, La
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150

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Lake Charles is 1h behind Jacksonville. It is currently 9:14 PM in Jacksonville and 8:14 PM in Lake Charles.

Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Lake Charles is 733 miles. It takes approximately 11h 55m to drive from Jacksonville to Lake Charles.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Jacksonville Airport to Lake Charles Airport.

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Book your Jacksonville to Lake Charles bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Lake Charles. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Jacksonville Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 49m and costs $1 - $2.

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