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Train Information to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA

distanceDistance347 miles (559 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€60)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles cover the 347 miles (559 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 35 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $75 (€60), but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€60).

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Buy your official Amtrak train tickets between San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles from $75 (€60) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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 from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles.

    Amtrak's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles 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).

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap train tickets to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles trains for as little as $75 (€60)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train between San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles?
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles train to cost on average $75 (€60)  one way.
    How many miles is it from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles by train?
    You should expect to travel around 347 miles (559 km)  to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA by train.
    What is the San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles train travel time?
    The train time to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA is on average 9 h 35 min  for the 347 miles (559 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What train companies offer a service between San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles?
    Take the San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    What are the first and last departure train times from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles?
    You can take the earliest train from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles at 1: 55 PM   or take the last train from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles leaving at 11: 40 PM. Look for the latest San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    How early should I book San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles train tickets to get the best deals?
    If you purchase the San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $75 (€60). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA. 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.