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There are 7 ways to get from Lake Charles to Cave City by plane, car, night bus, taxi, bus 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

Fly to Louisville, drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Lake Charles (LCH) to Louisville (SDF) LCH - SDF
  2. Drive from Louisville to Cave City

$279 - $1,225

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus, taxi  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Lake Charles, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Memphis, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
  5. Take a taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City

$158 - $222

5 alternative options

Fly to Nashville, night bus, taxi  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Lake Charles (LCH) to Nashville (BNA) LCH - BNA
  2. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
  3. Take a taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City

$326 - $1,210

Bus, taxi  •  23h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Lake Charles, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Montgomery, Al
  3. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to Bowling Green, Ky
  4. Take a taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City

$159 - $222

Train, bus, taxi  •  24h 4m

  1. Take the train from Lake Charles Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Montgomery, Al
  3. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to Bowling Green, Ky
  4. Take a taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City

$173 - $238

Train, night bus, bus, taxi  •  27h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lake Charles Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Carbondale Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
  5. Take a taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City

$207 - $288

Drive  •  13h 10m

  1. Drive from Lake Charles to Cave City 810.4 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Charles to Cave City is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Charles to Cave City is to fly and drive which costs $270 - $1,300 and takes 6h 44m.

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The distance between Lake Charles and Cave City is 638 miles. The road distance is 810.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Lake Charles to Cave City without a car is to bus and night bus and taxi which takes 18h 8m and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Lake Charles to Cave City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lake Charles Airport to Louisville Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 9m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake Charles to Cave City is 810 miles. It takes approximately 13h 10m to drive from Lake Charles to Cave City.

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

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There are 21+ hotels available in Cave City. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lake Charles to Lake Charles Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs $11 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Lake Charles to Cave City.
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  • Distance: 637.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Lake Charles, LA, USA and Cave City, KY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Lake Charles to Cave City. However, you can take the taxi to Lake Charles airport, fly to Louisville, then take the drive to Cave City. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Lake Charles airport, fly to Nashville, take the walk to Nashville International Airport, take the line 18 bus to 8Th Ave S & Broadway Ave Nb, take the walk to Nashville, Tn, take the night bus to Bowling Green, Ky, then take the taxi to Cave City.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lake Charles to Louisville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lake Charles to Louisville via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Lake Charles to Louisville via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Lake Charles to Louisville via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Lake Charles to Nashville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lake Charles to Louisville via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lake Charles to Louisville via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Lake Charles to Louisville via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Lake Charles to Nashville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Lake Charles to Nashville via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lake Charles Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Carbondale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
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
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Lake Charles, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $110
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Montgomery, Al
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $110
Bus from Montgomery, Al to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100
Bus from New Orleans, La to Montgomery, Al
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from New Orleans to Montgomery
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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