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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Diego to Anaheim?

Lowest Price$39.80
Fastest Train1h 54m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Diego to Anaheim 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 San Diego to Anaheim?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from San Diego to Anaheim. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from San Diego to Anaheim?

In the last month, $40.97 was the average price of a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Anaheim, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. 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 $0.68 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Diego to Anaheim?

The distance between San Diego and Anaheim is approximately 89 miles, or 143 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 54 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from San Diego to Anaheim are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Friday 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 San Diego at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 San Diego to Anaheim?

There are 12 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from San Diego to Anaheim.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Anaheim to San Diego. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from San Diego to Anaheim for $20.03.

Which train should you take from San Diego to Anaheim?

2 train services operate from San Diego, California to Anaheim, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 8 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak42h 7m$42.19
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner82h 5m$42.15

Where is the train station in San Diego?

There are two stations in San Diego where you can board the train to Anaheim:

  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St

Where is the train station in Anaheim?

Anaheim has one train station:

  • Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave

Price trends for trains from San Diego to Anaheim

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20NovDec

Monthly average prices

$67$53$40$27$13DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$67$53$40$27$133020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from San Diego, CA to Anaheim, CA
4.7
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pacific Surfliner report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Geraldine
4.0
September 19, 2019Business
Pros
I liked how calm everything was, from purchasing the ticket to the ride home.
Cons
Security on the train. Anyone can get one with any weapon. Nothing is checked. If a problem arises, where do the passengers go?
Tips
Don't sit in the very back...The train wiggles allot and can be felt back there.

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