Compare train tickets from Los Angeles to Denver
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|Fastest Train||40h 38m|
|Trains Per Day||1|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Los Angeles to Denver 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 Los Angeles to Denver?
What is the price of a train ticket from Los Angeles to Denver?
In the last month, $229.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Denver, CO. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $30.41 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Los Angeles to Denver?
The distance between Los Angeles and Denver is approximately 830 miles, or 1336 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 44 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 40 hours and 38 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 Los Angeles to Denver are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Los Angeles at 1:00am and arrives in Denver around 40 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Los Angeles to Denver?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Denver?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Los Angeles, California to Denver, Colorado. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||1||1d 20h 37m||$242.02|
Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Denver start from $208, and on average cost $242. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Denver. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 2 other stations. And in Denver trains arrive at Union Station, From Los Angeles to Denver train travel on Amtrak takes 44 hours and 37 minutes. If you are looking to get to Denver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 40 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Denver on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Los Angeles.
Where is the train station in Los Angeles?
Los Angeles has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Denver:
- Union Station
- Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
- 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
Where is the train station in Denver?
Denver has one train station:
- Union Station
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