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The cheapest trains from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

$75

Average

$75

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA will cost around $ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 75.

Cheapest
01:00AMUnion Station9h45 10:45AMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way
Cheapest
09:25AMUnion Station9h30 06:55PMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way
Cheapest
12:55PMUnion Station9h50 10:45PMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way
Cheapest
11:05AMUnion Station9h45 08:50PMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way
Cheapest
09:00AMUnion Station9h55 06:55PMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way

Timetable Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, Jul 25
01:00AMUnion Station9h45 10:45AMSan Francisco, CA
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05:00AMUnion Station9h50 02:50PMSan Francisco, CA
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05:10AMUnion Station9h40 02:50PMSan Francisco, CA
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09:00AMUnion Station9h55 06:55PMSan Francisco, CA
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09:15AMUnion Station9h40 06:55PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
09:25AMUnion Station9h30 06:55PMSan Francisco, CA
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10:10AMUnion Station12h35 10:45PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
10:50AMUnion Station10h00 08:50PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
10:55AMUnion Station9h55 08:50PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
11:05AMUnion Station9h45 08:50PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
12:50PMUnion Station9h55 10:45PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
12:55PMUnion Station9h50 10:45PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
01:05PMUnion Station9h40 10:45PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes

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Sat
Jul 24
$75Amtrak
$41Flixbus
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Sun
Jul 25
$75Amtrak
$61Greyhound
$184skywest airlines
Mon
Jul 26
$60Amtrak
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$125United
Tue
Jul 27
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$105skywest airlines
Wed
Jul 28
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
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Thu
Jul 29
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$105skywest airlines
Fri
Jul 30
$60Amtrak
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$125United
Sat
Jul 31
$60Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$129skywest airlines
Sun
Aug 1
$60Amtrak
$61Greyhound
$157Alaska Airlines
Mon
Aug 2
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$125Alaska Airlines
Tue
Aug 3
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
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Wed
Aug 4
$59Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$51Alaska Airlines
Thu
Aug 5
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
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Fri
Aug 6
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$78skywest airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$59Amtrak
$41Flixbus
$62United
Sun
Aug 8
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$70Alaska Airlines
Mon
Aug 9
$60Amtrak
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Tue
Aug 10
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$84skywest airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$62Alaska Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
$60Amtrak
$57Greyhound
$73Alaska Airlines
Fri
Aug 13
$60Amtrak
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$84United

The fastest trains from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

9 h 30 m

Average

10 h

Trains per day

13

Distance

559 km

It's difficult to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:25AMUnion Station9h30 06:55PMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way
2nd Fastest
05:10AMUnion Station9h40 02:50PMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way
2nd Fastest
09:15AMUnion Station9h40 06:55PMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way
2nd Fastest
01:05PMUnion Station9h40 10:45PMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way
01:00AMUnion Station9h45 10:45AMSan Francisco, CA
2 changes
$751One-way

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Amtrak trains between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA

Travel between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA from $60 (€48) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA.

If you're looking for cheap Amtrak tickets from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA, check out Omio! With one-way Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA train ticket prices starting as low as $60 (€48) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to San Francisco, CA from Los Angeles by showing you the latest Amtrak offers, train schedules and tickets for this 347 miles (559 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Amtrak. If you search for Amtrak tickets between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Amtrak so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

When purchasing your Amtrak train tickets between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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).

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Trains from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA
Travel by train to San Francisco, CA 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 Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA to cost as little as $60 (€48)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $65 (€52)  for a train ticket between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA.
What is the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA by train?
The Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA train distance is approximately 347 miles (559 km).
How long is the train ride to San Francisco, CA from Los Angeles?
On average the Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA train time is 9 h 45 min  covering the 347 miles (559 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies should I travel with from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA?
For the best Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest train from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA? What time is the last train from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Los Angeles at 8: 00 AM. The last train leaves from Los Angeles at 8: 05 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets to San Francisco, CA from Los Angeles to score the best deals?
If you buy the Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $65 (€52). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.