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Mon
Jan 24
$350Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$196Spirit Airlines
Tue
Jan 25
$259Amtrak
$310Greyhound
$66Spirit Airlines
Wed
Jan 26
$253Amtrak
$316Greyhound
$58Spirit Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
$265Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$71Spirit Airlines
Fri
Jan 28
$265Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$72Spirit Airlines
Sat
Jan 29
$265Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$58Spirit Airlines
Sun
Jan 30
$254Amtrak
$318Greyhound
$75Spirit Airlines
Mon
Jan 31
$287Amtrak
$298Greyhound
$58Spirit Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
$327Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$58Spirit Airlines
Wed
Feb 2
$264Amtrak
$299Greyhound
$53Spirit Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
$418Amtrak
$318Greyhound
$73Spirit Airlines
Fri
Feb 4
$254Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$71Spirit Airlines
Sat
Feb 5
$265Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$53Spirit Airlines
Sun
Feb 6
$463Amtrak
$298Greyhound
$74Spirit Airlines
Tue
Feb 8
$262Amtrak
$297Greyhound
$52Spirit Airlines
Wed
Feb 9
$265Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$53Spirit Airlines
Thu
Feb 10
$265Amtrak
$297Greyhound
$71Spirit Airlines
Sat
Feb 12
$254Amtrak
$300Greyhound
$73Spirit Airlines

Fastest train times from Los Angeles to New York City

Showing times and prices for Jan 24

Fastest Journey

3d 20 h 34 m

Average

3d 22 h 22 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

3936 km

It's difficult to get from Los Angeles to New York City without transferring at least 3 times.

Fastest
07:13PMUnion Station92h34 06:47PMPenn Station
3 changes
$3501One-way
2nd Fastest
07:13PMUnion Station96h10 10:23PMPenn Station
3 changes
$3501One-way

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Overview: Train from Los Angeles to New York City

distanceDistance2440 miles (3935 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$277 (€230)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Los Angeles to New York City cover the 2440 miles (3935 km) long route taking on average 76 h 27 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 trip for as low as $253 (€211), but the average price of train tickets is $277 (€230).

Train companies: Los Angeles to New York City with Amtrak

Find the best trains from Los Angeles to New York City with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $253 (€211). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Amtrak

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 between Los Angeles and New York City, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Los Angeles to New York City train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 76 h 27 min
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Amtrak has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Amtrak tickets from Los Angeles to New York City and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Los Angeles to New York City

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Los Angeles to New York City cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Los Angeles to New York City to cost as little as $253 (€211)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket to New York City from Los Angeles?

The train price to New York City from Los Angeles is on average $277 (€230)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How far is it from Los Angeles to New York City by train?

The train distance from Los Angeles to New York City is around 2440 miles (3935 km).

How long is a train from Los Angeles to New York City on average?

The train time to New York City from Los Angeles is on average 76 h 27 min  for the 2440 miles (3935 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Los Angeles and New York City by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train providers should I travel with from Los Angeles to New York City?

For the best Los Angeles to New York City train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Los Angeles and New York City to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services are there between Los Angeles and New York City a day?

The average number of trains departing Los Angeles for New York City is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Los Angeles to New York City? When is the last train from Los Angeles to New York City?

The first Los Angeles to New York City train departs at 6: 00 AM   and the last train from Los Angeles to New York City leaves at 6: 00 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Los Angeles to New York City on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to New York City from Los Angeles for the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Los Angeles to New York City is on average $277 (€230) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Los Angeles and New York City available a few months in advance.