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Los Angeles - Martinez Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 17 daily train trips between Los Angeles and Martinez. The average train journey from Los Angeles to Martinez takes 10 hours and 38 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 8 hours and 4 minutes.

Distance350 mi (563 km)
Fastest train8h 4m
Lowest price£30.76
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Los Angeles to Martinez

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Riza

1 January 2024- Visiting family

Amtrak

Pros: It was relaxing... Cons: Make the wifi more faster... Tips: Try and experience the relaxing travel...

5.0

SURAG

22 December 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak

Pros: Good. Cons: Maintenance of cleanliness of wash rooms. Tips: Maintain wash rooms an.v d coach clean.

5.0

Latiera

20 June 2022- Business

Amtrak

Pros: Entire staff was extremely attractive well articulated extraordinarily welcoming exceedingly auspicious when it came to directions. Cons: Everything meeting accessable standards. Tips: Bring plenty of water snack and enjoy the amazing views and experience to your Unlimite destination.

What is the price of a train ticket from Los Angeles to Martinez?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles to Martinez was £58.54. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 29 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around £14.36 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Average prices by travel date

£81£54£27JulJul

For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Los Angeles to Martinez will range from £55 to £72. If you're planning to travel by train to Martinez in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles you can find in the next 7 days is £58. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

£77£62£46£31£15ASONDJFMAMJJ

Ticket prices for the train from Los Angeles to Martinez often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in May when the average ticket price is only £57,

If you're thinking of traveling from Los Angeles to Martinez during July, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of £64 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in July, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

£77£62£46£31£153020100

Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Los Angeles to Martinez. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 29 days before departure, you can save around £14.36. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Martinez?

2 train services operate from Los Angeles to Martinez. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 16 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak1610h 31m£60.34
Amtrak Coast Starlight112h 10m£123.09
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 16 Amtrak trains from Los Angeles to Martinez every day, as well as 29 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £31.

  • The Coast Starlight is an Amtrak train that travels the entire length of the West Coast, connecting Los Angeles to Seattle. The route starts hugging the California coastline, treating passengers to swoon-worthy views of the Pacific, before continuing into the verdant forests of the Cascade Mountains. The Coast Starlight indisputably earns its spot among the most scenic Amtrak train routes. Seating options include Coach or Business Class and roomettes or bedrooms for extra space. A trip from Los Angeles to Martinez takes 12 hours and 10 minutes on average, and Coach tickets start at £53.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Los Angeles to Martinez. 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.

The distance between Los Angeles and Martinez is approximately 350 miles, or 563 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 4 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Los Angeles to Martinez on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Wednesday. Wednesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Los Angeles at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 17 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Martinez. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Martinez to Los Angeles.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Martinez

Martinez is a community in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area located on the southern bank of the Carquinez Strait. It's known for its antique shops and wonderfully preserved historic structures. Martinez, founded in 1849, is one of California's oldest towns, with almost 40,000 residents and a thriving downtown area packed with things to see and do. Martinez is a busy waterfront neighborhood with a diverse range of retail, service, entertainment, and food options.

If you are a museum lover, the Martinez Museum is dedicated to preserving Martinez's history and legacy. If you're not into the museum vibe, you can check out the amazing George Miller Trail, which connects Martinez and Port Costa. The trail is open to walkers, bikers, and equestrians.

Martinez's Amtrak has several train lines that stop in downtown Martinez, making it an ideal mode of transportation to get to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and more. Buses from Laytonville, Rohnert Park, Garberville, Eureka, and Ukiah go to Martinez. The closest airport is the Oakland International Airport, which is about 40 miles away.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles, CA - Union Station - LAXUST-0

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Main departure station: Union Station

Union Station is the main train station in Los Angeles and the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western United States. The station was opened in 1939 and has become one of California’s busiest transportation hubs, serving more than 100 thousand passengers per day. Every Amtrak route that goes through Los Angeles stops at Union Station. In addition, the area around the station serves as the main bus stop for several bus carriers that conduct trips in and out of the city. Located in Downtown LA, Union Station offers easy transit connections to other parts of the city via three Metro Rail lines and one Metro Busway line, as well as a shuttle service to LAX airport. Union Station also serves as the main LA hub for six lines of Metrolink, Southern California’s primary commuter rail service.

All train stations in Los Angeles:

  • Union Station

  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd

  • 592 Gayley Ave

  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd, Chatsworth

  • Metrolink Station

Where is the train station in Martinez?

Main arrival station: 601 Marina Vista Ave

Martinez has one train station.

Train stations in Martinez:

  • 601 Marina Vista Ave

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