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|Fastest Train||14h 47m|
|Trains Per Day||15|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Phoenix to San Diego right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Can you take a train all the way from Phoenix to San Diego?
What is the price of a train ticket from Phoenix to San Diego?
In the last month, $161.20 was the average price of a train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Phoenix to San Diego?
The distance between Phoenix and San Diego is approximately 299 miles, or 481 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 17 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 47 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Phoenix to San Diego are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Phoenix at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Phoenix to San Diego?
There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Phoenix to San Diego?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Phoenix, Arizona to San Diego, California. However, there are 15 trains per day to choose from.
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Where is the train station in Phoenix?
There are two stations in Phoenix where you can board the train to San Diego:
- 2717 W Bell Rd
- Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3
Where is the train station in San Diego?
San Diego receives travelers from Phoenix at its two active train stations:
- 4005 Taylor St
- 1050 Kettner Blvd
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