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Overview: Train from Boston to San Diego

distanceDistance2572 miles (4149 km)
durationAverage train duration75 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$305 (€278)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Boston to San Diego cover the 2572 miles (4149 km) long trip taking on average 75 h 17 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $279 (€255), but the average price of train tickets is $305 (€278).

Train providers: Amtrak from Boston to San Diego trains

Amtrak trains will get you between Boston and San Diego from $279 (€255). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Boston to San Diego, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Boston to San Diego train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 95 h 44 min
  • Average Price: $279
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Boston to San Diego

Travel Tips: Travel by train to San Diego easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Boston to San Diego.
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Boston to San Diego to cost as little as $279 (€255)  in the next 7 days.
The train price to San Diego from Boston is on average $305 (€278)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Boston to San Diego by train to be approximately 2572 miles (4149 km).
The Boston to San Diego train duration is on average 75 h 17 min, which is to be expected when traveling 2572 miles (4149 km) to San Diego from Boston. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When taking a train from Boston to San Diego, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to San Diego. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Boston to San Diego and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Boston for San Diego is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Boston at 9: 20 AM. The last train leaves from Boston at 9: 20 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Boston to San Diego and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Boston and San Diego within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $305 (€278) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Boston to San Diego a few months in advance.

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