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Los Angeles to San Diego train - cost & duration

Cheapest price£27.30
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day46
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How to book cheap Los Angeles to San Diego train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Los Angeles to San Diego were £29.53. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average £0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to San Diego by train is at 14:00 on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 18:00 on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from Los Angeles to San Diego has the most daily schedules

On average there are 46 train trips per day. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to San Diego, with an average of 32 trips per day and 646 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to San Diego. Of the 46 trips there are 33 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Coach from Los Angeles to San Diego starts at £8.56.

2 carriers offer Los Angeles to San Diego train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Diego from £27.30. There are 13 Amtrak schedules from Los Angeles to San Diego and you can expect on average to pay £34.57 for a Amtrak ticket to San Diego. In Los Angeles, Amtrak departs to San Diego from Catalina Express Terminal and 2 other stations. In San Diego, Amtrak arrives at 1050 Kettner Blvd and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 4 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to San Diego in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 22 trips per day and you could expect to pay £30.88 for a weekend getaway to San Diego.

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Avg. Time
4h 34m
Avg. Price
£34.57

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Book Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from Los Angeles to San Diego from £27.30. There are 32 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules from Los Angeles to San Diego and you can expect on average to pay £28.76 for a Amtrak Pacific Surfliner ticket to San Diego. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner departs to San Diego from Union Station and 1 other station. In San Diego, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner arrives at 4005 Taylor St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 3 hours and 3 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trip will get you to San Diego in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 24 trips per day and you could expect to pay £28.62 for a weekend getaway to San Diego.

Air conditioning
Toilet
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power point
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 3m
Avg. Price
£28.76

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have train departures from Los Angeles. Most train trips to San Diego will depart from Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Catalina Express Terminal.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
Train trips arrive in San Diego at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. 1050 Kettner Blvd, 4005 Taylor St are the main train stations in San Diego for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St