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Overview: Train from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles

distanceDistance347 miles (559 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$66 (€55)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles cover the 347 miles (559 km) long journey 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 $59 (€49), but the average price of train tickets is $66 (€55).

Train providers: Amtrak from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles trains

Find the best trains between San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $59 (€49). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $59

When you buy your Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 San Francisco, CA 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 San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles for the next 7 days starting from $59 (€49)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles train price to come in at an average of $66 (€55)  one way.

How far is San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles by train?

The distance from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles by train is approximately 347 miles (559 km).

How long is a train to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA on average?

The San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles train duration is on average 9 h 35 min, which is to be expected when traveling 347 miles (559 km) to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which train providers can take me between San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles?

When taking a train from San Francisco, CA 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 to Los Angeles from San Francisco, CA and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

What are the first and last departure train times from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles?

The earliest train for this route departs from San Francisco, CA at 2: 55 PM. The last train leaves from San Francisco, CA at 8: 50 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $66 (€55) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles a few months in advance.

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