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Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Boston


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Boston?

Lowest Price£160.59
Fastest Train69h 52m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to Boston 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 Los Angeles to Boston was £220.63. 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 ride from Los Angeles to Boston?

The distance between Los Angeles and Boston is approximately 2592.34 miles, or 4170.91 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 83 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 69 hours and 52 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Los Angeles to Boston?

On Thursday trains from Los Angeles to Boston 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Los Angeles to Boston?

Typically there are 12 schedules to compare for your trip to Boston. One train carrier operates regular service on the Los Angeles to Boston route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Boston, usually offering 12.305 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Los Angeles to Boston, 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Los Angeles to Boston, which start at £103.53.

One train company connects Los Angeles to Boston


Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Boston start from £160.59, and on average cost £248.17. Daily there are 12.305085 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 2 other stations. And in Boston trains arrive at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other train station.

From Los Angeles to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 83 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 69 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 14.25 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £232.68 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Avg. Time
3d 11h 23m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 train stations in Los Angeles with trains to Boston. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
There are 2 different stations where trains from Los Angeles arrive in Boston. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Boston:
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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