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Train Information between New York City and Los Angeles

distanceDistance2440 miles (3935 km)
durationAverage train duration71 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$427 (€342)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from New York City to Los Angeles cover the 2440 miles (3935 km) long journey taking on average 71 h 25 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $427 (€342)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $357 (€286).

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Train between New York City and Los Angeles with Amtrak

For as little as $286 (€286) you can travel by train from New York City to Los Angeles with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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 between New York City and Los Angeles.

Amtrak is one of the best options when traveling by train from New York City to Los Angeles. Omio quickly shows you current Amtrak train schedules for the New York City - Los Angeles trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance from New York City to Los Angeles is around 2440 miles (3935 km) and the cheapest Amtrak one-way ticket you can book starts at $286 (€286). As you check the latest New York City to Los Angeles train schedule from Amtrak for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Los Angeles safely. If you search for Amtrak tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Amtrak ticket between New York City and Los Angeles so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

These are Amtrak's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from New York City to Los Angeles:

  • 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 New York City to Los Angeles
Travel by train to Los Angeles 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 New York City to Los Angeles.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between New York City and Los Angeles cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from New York City to Los Angeles to cost as little as $357 (€286)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between New York City and Los Angeles?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the New York City to Los Angeles train to cost on average $427 (€342)  one way.
How far is it from New York City to Los Angeles by train?
The New York City to Los Angeles train distance is approximately 2440 miles (3935 km).
How long is the train ride between New York City and Los Angeles?
While the time it takes to travel 2440 miles (3935 km) from New York City to Los Angeles can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the New York City to Los Angeles train journey time is on average 71 h 25 min.
Which train providers should I travel with from New York City to Los Angeles?
When taking a train from New York City to Los Angeles, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Los Angeles. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from New York City to Los Angeles and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What time is the earliest train from New York City to Los Angeles? What time is the last train from New York City to Los Angeles?
The earliest train departing from New York City to Los Angeles leaves at 10: 45 AM. The last train departing from New York City to Los Angeles leaves at 7: 40 PM. You can find the latest New York City to Los Angeles train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between New York City and Los Angeles for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from New York City to Los Angeles within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $427 (€342) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between New York City and Los Angeles are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.