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Train Information between Washington, DC and Los Angeles

distanceDistance2289 miles (3692 km)
durationAverage train duration66 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$446 (€357)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Los Angeles cover the 2289 miles (3692 km) long journey taking on average 66 h 55 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $220 (€176)], but the average price of train tickets is $446 (€357).

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Washington, DC to Los Angeles with Amtrak

Amtrak trains will get you from Washington, DC to Los Angeles from $220 (€176). 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 provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Washington, DC and Los Angeles.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Los Angeles for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Amtrak train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Washington, DC to Los Angeles train with Amtrak (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Washington, DC - Los Angeles route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Washington, DC and Los Angeles by train is 2289 miles (3692 km). You can book tickets for this Amtrak train for as low as $220 (€176) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Amtrak tickets between Washington, DC and Los Angeles in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Amtrak Washington, DC - Los Angeles train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Amtrak has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Amtrak tickets between Washington, DC and Los Angeles and when traveling by train:

  • 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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Trains from Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC to Los Angeles.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Los Angeles from Washington, DC for as low as $220 (€176)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Los Angeles from Washington, DC?
The train price between Washington, DC and Los Angeles is on average $446 (€357)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Los Angeles from Washington, DC by train?
The Washington, DC to Los Angeles train distance is approximately 2289 miles (3692 km).
How long is the train ride between Washington, DC and Los Angeles?
On average the Washington, DC to Los Angeles train travel time is 66 h 55 min  for the 2289 miles (3692 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers can take me from Washington, DC to Los Angeles?
When taking a train from Washington, DC 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 from Washington, DC to Los Angeles and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What time is the earliest train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles? What time is the last train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles?
You can take the earliest train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles at 2: 59 PM   or take the last train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles leaving at 10: 30 PM. Look for the latest Washington, DC to Los Angeles train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Washington, DC to Los Angeles to get the best deals?
You can find trains from Washington, DC to Los Angeles to cost on average $446 (€357) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Washington, DC to Los Angeles train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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