Cheap Columbus to Los Angeles  train tickets

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How much are Columbus to Los Angeles train tickets?

Lowest Price$318.96
Fastest73h 28m
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How to buy cheap train tickets from Columbus to Los Angeles ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Columbus 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 Columbus to Los Angeles was $379.59. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $374.31 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 Columbus to Los Angeles ? What is the distance between Columbus to Los Angeles ?

The distance between Columbus to Los Angeles is 1691.72 miles or 2721.88 km. A train trip from Columbus to Los Angeles typically takes 75 hours and 4 minutes. 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 73 hours and 28 minutes to get from Columbus to Los Angeles.

Going from Columbus to Los Angeles by train takes over 75 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 Monday trains from Columbus 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Columbus to Los Angeles

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. One train carrier operates regular service on the Columbus to Los Angeles route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Columbus to Los Angeles, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Columbus 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.

One train carrier connects Columbus to Los Angeles

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Columbus to Los Angeles start from $318.96, and on average cost $477.65. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Columbus leaves from 359 N Ludington St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 5 other train stations.

From Columbus to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 75 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 73 hours and 28 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $634.38 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

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Avg. Time
3d 3h 4m
Avg. Price
$477.65

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There is one train station from which trains depart Columbus on their way to Los Angeles. The busiest departure station in Columbus serving this route is 359 N Ludington St.
  • 359 N Ludington St
There are 6 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 Columbus serving this route is Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, 931 S Gaffey St, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave, 6860 Park Terrace Dr.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 931 S Gaffey St
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr