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Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Houston

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Houston?

Lowest Price£108.21
Fastest Train34h 10m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Los Angeles to Houston
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Almutazz
5.0
17 October 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The rail road is monumental
Cons
Wi Fi

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to Houston 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 Houston was £176.82. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £74.59 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 ride from Los Angeles to Houston?

The distance between Los Angeles and Houston is approximately 1371.68 miles, or 2206.95 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 48 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 34 hours and 10 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 Houston?

On Thursday trains from Los Angeles to Houston 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.

What train companies travel from Los Angeles to Houston?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Houston. On the route to Houston 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Houston, usually offering 1.948 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Houston with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Los Angeles to Houston, which start at £92.87.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Los Angeles to Houston

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Houston start from £108.21, and on average cost £212.09. Daily there are 1.948276 Amtrak schedules to Houston. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 2 other stations. And in Houston trains arrive at 902 Washington Ave,

From Los Angeles to Houston train travel on Amtrak takes 52 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Houston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 34 hours and 10 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2.2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £198.60 for a one-way train ticket to Houston.

Avg. Time
2d 4h 14m
Avg. Price
£212.09

Amtrak Sunset Limited

Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from Los Angeles to Houston start from £108.21, and on average cost £119.56. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Houston. Amtrak Sunset Limited in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station, And in Houston trains arrive at 902 Washington Ave,

From Los Angeles to Houston train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 35 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Houston faster, Amtrak Sunset Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 34 hours and 10 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Houston on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost £118.57 for a one-way weekend reservation from Los Angeles.

Avg. Time
1d 11h 9m
Avg. Price
£119.56

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 train stations in Los Angeles with trains to Houston. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
There is one train station where trains from Los Angeles arrive in Houston:
  • 902 Washington Ave

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