Cheap Houston to Los Angeles train tickets

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How much are Houston to Los Angeles train tickets?

Lowest Price$174.37
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How to buy cheap train tickets from Houston to Los Angeles ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Houston to Los Angeles 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 Houston to Los Angeles was $265.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $98.85 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 Houston to Los Angeles ? What is the distance between Houston to Los Angeles ?

The distance between Houston to Los Angeles is 1371.68 miles or 2206.95 km. A train trip from Houston to Los Angeles typically takes 53 hours and 1 minute. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 36 hours and 40 minutes to get from Houston to Los Angeles.

Going from Houston to Los Angeles by train takes over 53 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 Houston to Los Angeles 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 Houston to Los Angeles

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. On the route to Los Angeles 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Houston to Los Angeles, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Los Angeles with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Houston to Los Angeles, which start at $125.49.

Houston to Los Angeles is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Houston to Los Angeles start from $174.37, and on average cost $319.60. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Houston leaves from 902 Washington Ave, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 2 other train stations.

From Houston to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 56 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 36 hours and 40 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Los Angeles on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $303.94 for a one-way weekend reservation from Houston.

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Avg. Time
2d 8h 53m
Avg. Price
$319.60

Amtrak Sunset Limited

Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from Houston to Los Angeles start from $174.37, and on average cost $198.42. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak Sunset Limited in Houston leaves from 902 Washington Ave, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station,

From Houston to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 36 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak Sunset Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 36 hours and 40 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Los Angeles on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $211.34 for a one-way weekend reservation from Houston.

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Avg. Time
1d 12h 43m
Avg. Price
$198.42

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Houston on their way to Los Angeles. The busiest departure station in Houston serving this route is 902 Washington Ave.
  • 902 Washington Ave
There are 3 different stations where trains arrive to in Los Angeles. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Houston serving this route is Union Station, Catalina Express Terminal, 931 S Gaffey St.
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 931 S Gaffey St