New York City to Los Angeles train

Cheap train tickets from New York City to Los Angeles

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

573

Average

573

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.

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03:40PMPenn Station104h20 09:00PMUnion Station
2 transfers
5731One-way

Train schedule from New York City to Los Angeles

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Fastest train times from New York City to Los Angeles

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

4d 8 h 20 m

Average

4d 8 h 20 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

3936 km

It's difficult to get from New York City to Los Angeles without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
03:40PMPenn Station104h20 09:00PMUnion Station
2 transfers
5731One-way

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Overview: Train from New York City to Los Angeles

distanceDistance2440 miles (3935 km)
durationAverage train duration67 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$255 (€242)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from New York City to Los Angeles cover the 2440 miles (3935 km) long route taking on average 67 h 20 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $233 (€221), but the average price of train tickets is $255 (€242).

Train companies: Amtrak from New York City to Los Angeles trains

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets to Los Angeles from New York City from $233 (€221) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey to Los Angeles from New York City.

Train information from New York City to Los Angeles with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 85 h 55 min
  • Average Price: $233
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from New York City to Los Angeles

Travel Tips: 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.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Los Angeles from New York City for the next 7 days starting from $234 (€221)  one way.
The train price between New York City and Los Angeles is on average $255 (€242)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 2440 miles (3935 km)  from New York City to Los Angeles by train.
While the time it takes to travel 2440 miles (3935 km) to Los Angeles from New York City can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the New York City to Los Angeles train journey time is on average 67 h 20 min.
For the route from New York City to Los Angeles you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between New York City and Los Angeles on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
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.
If you book the New York City to Los Angeles train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $255 (€242). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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