Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to New York

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How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to New York?

Lowest Price$255.37
Fastest69h 23m
Daily Schedules13
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to New York?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to New York 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 New York was $357.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $147.90 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 trip from Los Angeles to New York? What is the distance between Los Angeles to New York?

The distance between Los Angeles to New York is 2446.95 miles or 3936.98 km. A train trip from Los Angeles to New York typically takes 85 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 69 hours and 23 minutes to get from Los Angeles to New York.

Going from Los Angeles to New York by train takes over 85 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Thursday trains from Los Angeles to New York 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Los Angeles to New York

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to New York. One train carrier operates regular service on the Los Angeles to New York route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to New York, usually offering 13 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Los Angeles to New York, 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 New York, which start at $215.67.

One train company connects Los Angeles to New York

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to New York start from $255.37, and on average cost $405.00. Daily there are 13 Amtrak schedules to New York. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 4 other stations. And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Los Angeles to New York train travel on Amtrak takes 85 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 69 hours and 23 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $404.80 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

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Avg. Time
3d 13h 26m
Avg. Price
$405.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 5 different stations that serve train trips to New York that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Los Angeles are:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • 931 S Gaffey St
There is one train station where trains arrive in New York from Los Angeles. These are the busiest arriving stations in New York:
  • Penn Station