Portland, OR to Los Angeles train

Cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Los Angeles

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

157

Average

157

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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09:22PMPortland, OR30h49 04:11AMLos Angeles
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1571One-way

Train schedule from Portland, OR to Los Angeles

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Fastest train times from Portland, OR to Los Angeles

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Fastest Journey

1d 6 h 49 m

Average

1d 6 h 49 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1330 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Portland, OR for Los Angeles every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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09:22PMPortland, OR30h49 04:11AMLos Angeles
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1571One-way

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Overview: Train from Portland, OR to Los Angeles

distanceDistance825 miles (1330 km)
durationAverage train duration26 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$176 (€162)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Portland, OR to Los Angeles cover the 825 miles (1330 km) long route taking on average 26 h 13 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $176 (€162), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $139 (€128).

Train companies: Amtrak from Portland, OR to Los Angeles trains

Amtrak trains will get you from Portland, OR to Los Angeles from $139 (€128). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 Portland, OR and Los Angeles, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Portland, OR to Los Angeles train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 30 h 49 min
  • Average Price: $139
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Portland to Los Angeles

For a traveler who loves adventure, the train is always the best transit option. Travelers get a great sight-seeing opportunity as they relax and ride along to their destination, as well as being a significantly greener option than flying or driving. The train from Portland to Los Angeles offers travelers a flexible schedule by Amtrak, which covers a distance of 827 miles (1,331 kilometers). A typical trip by train from Portland to Los Angeles takes 27 hours and 32 minutes. However, the fastest Amtrak train from Portland to Los Angeles covers this distance in 26 hours and 5 minutes. Travelers are advised to take this trip on Fridays which are the least crowded days for trains making this trip. The fare price for the trip from Portland to Los Angeles is also cheaper on Fridays, which is worth keeping in mind.

Which train companies travel from Portland to Los Angeles?

Amtrak Coast Starlight has the most frequent train from Portland to Los Angeles and is the main service provider for this trip. It is the fastest service along this route, cutting the average arrival travel time down by more than 1 hour. This makes the trip convenient for travelers as it is direct from Portland to Los Angeles without any changes along the way. Travelers can enjoy comfortable coach seats with extra legroom and air conditioning to enhance travelers' comfort throughout the journey. Individual reading lights, power outlets, and snacks are among the additional amenities travelers get to enjoy while making the trip from Portland to Los Angeles while onboard an Amtrak train.

How long is the train ride from Portland to Los Angeles?

The train from Portland to Los Angeles takes 27 hours and 32 minutes, however the fastest Amtrak trains cover this distance in 26 hours and 5 minutes, saving lucky travelers more than an hour. This express train ride is convenient for travelers as they get to retain their coach seats throughout the journey without having to switch rides. The Amtrak Coast Starlight trains from Portland to Los Angeles have no WiFi onboard. However, travelers get to enjoy other amenities such as sanitary restrooms, power outlets with USB plugs, extra legroom, air conditioning, individual reading lights, reclining seats and snacks to satisfy them throughout the journey.

How many trains are there from Portland to Los Angeles?

Amtrak Coast Starlight has the most daily connections from Portland to Los Angeles. This service provider offers six trips per day from Portland to Los Angeles. Two of these trips are direct connections to Los Angeles while the rest have a maximum of one transfer and at least 2 hours layover at different stations. This makes a total of 42 weekly trips by train from Portland to Los Angeles courtesy of Amtrak Coast Starlight. The earliest Amtrak Coast Starlight to leave Portland for Los Angeles departs from the station at 10:10 a.m. and arrives in Los Angeles before midday the following day. The management and crew of the Amtrak Coast Starlight take every precaution to prevent any delays during this trip.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Portland to Los Angeles?

Departure station: The departure station for Amtrak Coast Starlight trains from Portland to Los Angeles is Union Station which is located at 800 NW Sixth Avenue in Portland, Oregon. The historic regional landmark is known for its glowing neon sign that encourages travelers to "Go by Train". It has a furnished Metropolitan Lounge for travelers, ATM machines, vending machines, payphones, restrooms accessible by wheelchair and a ticket sales office. Amtrak Express shipping is also available for those who wish to send packages from one destination to another via this courier service. There is plenty of secure parking for travelers who wish to leave their cars near the station when traveling to their preferred destination. The train station is accessible from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and it has a car rental service office where travelers arriving through it can rent out cars.

Arrival station: The arrival station for travelers making this trip is Union Station which is located at 800 North Alameda Street in Los Angeles, CA. This station is the epitome of southern Californian glamour, marked by colorful tiles, shady arcades, fountains and towering palms. The station has amenities that are almost similar to those found at Union Station in Portland. These include sanitary restrooms, Quik-Trak kiosks, payphones, ATM machines, and a ticket sales office. They also allow unaccompanied children to travel on the trains departing from there. The station has same-day and overnight parking available at a fee for travelers who wish to leave their cars at the station during their trip.

Travel Tips: Trains from Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR to Los Angeles.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Los Angeles for as low as $139 (€128)  for the next 7 days.
The train price to Los Angeles from Portland, OR is on average $176 (€162)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 825 miles (1330 km)  between Portland, OR and Los Angeles by train.
The train time from Portland, OR to Los Angeles is on average 26 h 13 min  for the 825 miles (1330 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Portland, OR and Los Angeles by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Take the Portland, OR to Los Angeles train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Los Angeles from Portland, OR as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
You can take the earliest train from Portland, OR to Los Angeles at 9: 22 PM   or take the last train from Portland, OR to Los Angeles leaving at 9: 22 PM. Look for the latest Portland, OR to Los Angeles train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you purchase a train ticket from Portland, OR to Los Angeles within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $176 (€162) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Los Angeles from Portland, OR are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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