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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Denver?

Lowest Price£112.29
Fastest Train40h 38m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Los Angeles to Denver during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Los Angeles to Denver?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Los Angeles to Denver, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

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

In the last month, £130.31 was the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Denver, CO. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £37.85 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Los Angeles to Denver?

The distance between Los Angeles and Denver is approximately 830 miles, or 1336 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 44 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 40 hours and 38 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Los Angeles to Denver are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Los Angeles at 01:00 and arrives in Denver around 40 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Los Angeles to Denver?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Denver to Los Angeles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Los Angeles to Denver for £75.70.

Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Denver?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Los Angeles, California to Denver, Colorado. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 20h 39m£144.23

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Denver start from £112, and on average cost £144. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Denver. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 2 other stations. And in Denver trains arrive at Union Station - 1701 Wynkoop Street, From Los Angeles to Denver train travel on Amtrak takes 44 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Denver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 40 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Denver on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £145 for a one-way weekend reservation from Los Angeles.

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Denver:

  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd

Where is the train station in Denver?

Denver has one train station:

  • Union Station - 1701 Wynkoop Street

Price trends for trains from Los Angeles to Denver

Average prices by travel date

£130£87£43SepSep

Monthly average prices

£162£130£97£65£32AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

£180£144£108£72£363020100

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