The distance between New York and Los Angeles is approximately 2446.95 miles, or 3936.98 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 80 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 67 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.
Typically there are 18 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. One train carrier operates regular service on the New York to Los Angeles route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Los Angeles, usually offering 18 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from New York to Los Angeles, 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 New York to Los Angeles, which start at $127.90.
Amtrak train tickets from New York to Los Angeles start from $254.49, and on average cost $382.76. Daily there are 18 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 4 other train stations.
From New York to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 80 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 67 hours and 20 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $413.89 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.