Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Vancouver

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How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Vancouver?

Lowest Price$188.86
Fastest33h 20m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Vancouver?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to Vancouver is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Los Angeles to Vancouver was $249.23. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $31.59 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Los Angeles to Vancouver?

The distance between Los Angeles and Vancouver is approximately 1082.03 miles, or 1740.92 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 35 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 33 hours and 20 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Los Angeles to Vancouver?

On Thursday trains from Los Angeles to Vancouver are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Los Angeles to Vancouver

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Vancouver. One train carrier operates regular service on the Los Angeles to Vancouver route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Vancouver, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Los Angeles to Vancouver, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Los Angeles to Vancouver, which start at $162.45.

One train company connects Los Angeles to Vancouver

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Vancouver start from $188.86, and on average cost $259.30. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 5 other stations. And in Vancouver trains arrive at Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St,

From Los Angeles to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak takes 35 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 33 hours and 20 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $267.13 for a one-way train ticket to Vancouver.

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Avg. Time
1d 11h 59m
Avg. Price
$259.30

Plan your next adventure

There are 6 different stations that serve train trips to Vancouver that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Los Angeles are:
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr
  • 931 S Gaffey St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Vancouver from Los Angeles. These are the busiest arriving stations in Vancouver:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St