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Overview: Train from Philadelphia to San Diego

distanceDistance2362 miles (3810 km)
durationAverage train duration75 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$312 (€278)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Philadelphia to San Diego cover the 2362 miles (3810 km) long trip taking on average 75 h 11 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $312 (€278), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $257 (€229).

Train companies: Amtrak from Philadelphia to San Diego trains

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to San Diego from $257 (€229) 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 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 Philadelphia and San Diego, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $257

Amtrak's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Philadelphia to San Diego are the following:

  • 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 Philadelphia to San Diego

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets between Philadelphia and San Diego cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Philadelphia to San Diego to cost as little as $257 (€229)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Philadelphia and San Diego?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Philadelphia to San Diego train price to come in at an average of $312 (€278)  one way.

How far is San Diego from Philadelphia by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Philadelphia to San Diego by train to be approximately 2362 miles (3810 km).

What is the Philadelphia to San Diego train travel time?

The Philadelphia to San Diego train duration is on average 75 h 11 min, which is to be expected when traveling 2362 miles (3810 km) to San Diego from Philadelphia. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which train providers can get me from Philadelphia to San Diego?

Take the Philadelphia to San Diego train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to San Diego from Philadelphia as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest train from Philadelphia to San Diego? What time is the last train from Philadelphia to San Diego?

The first Philadelphia to San Diego train departs at 12: 15 PM   and the last train from Philadelphia to San Diego leaves at 5: 32 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Philadelphia to San Diego on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Philadelphia to San Diego to get the best deals?

If you buy the Philadelphia to San Diego train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $312 (€278). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Philadelphia to San Diego. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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