Washington, DC to Los Angeles train

Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

252

Average

285

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.

Amtrak
08:05PMWashington, DC66h55 03:00PMLos Angeles
0 transfers
2521One-way
Amtrak
02:59PMWashington, DC72h01 03:00PMLos Angeles
0 transfers
3181One-way

Train schedule from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

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Amtrak
02:59PMWashington, DC72h01 03:00PMLos Angeles
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Amtrak
08:05PMWashington, DC66h55 03:00PMLos Angeles
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

2d 18 h 55 m

Average

2d 21 h 28 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

3692 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Washington, DC for Los Angeles every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
08:05PMWashington, DC66h55 03:00PMLos Angeles
0 transfers
2521One-way
Amtrak
02:59PMWashington, DC72h01 03:00PMLos Angeles
0 transfers
3181One-way

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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

distanceDistance2289 miles (3692 km)
durationAverage train duration66 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$275 (€260)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Los Angeles cover the 2289 miles (3692 km) long trip taking on average 66 h 55 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $275 (€260), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $269 (€255).

Train companies: Amtrak from Washington, DC to Los Angeles trains

You can travel by train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles with Amtrak for as low as $269 (€255). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you 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 from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Washington, DC to Los Angeles train information:

  • Average Duration: 83 h 53 min
  • Average Price: $269
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

Travel Tips: 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
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Los Angeles for as low as $269 (€255)  for the next 7 days.
The Washington, DC to Los Angeles train ticket price is on average $275 (€260)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance to Los Angeles from Washington, DC by train is approximately 2289 miles (3692 km).
The train time to Los Angeles from Washington, DC is on average 66 h 55 min  for the 2289 miles (3692 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Los Angeles from Washington, DC by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Take the Washington, DC to Los Angeles train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Los Angeles from Washington, DC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Washington, DC to Los Angeles. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
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 trip.
You can find trains to Los Angeles from Washington, DC to cost on average $275 (€260) 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 trip. 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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