Cheap train tickets from San Diego to Long Beach


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How much are train tickets from San Diego to Long Beach?

Lowest Price£38.40
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How do you find cheap train tickets from San Diego to Long Beach?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Diego to Long Beach 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 San Diego to Long Beach was £38.61. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 4 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £0.06 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 San Diego to Long Beach?

The distance between San Diego and Long Beach is approximately 94.22 miles, or 151.59 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 18 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 San Diego to Long Beach?

On Tuesday trains from San Diego to Long Beach 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 San Diego to Long Beach?

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Long Beach. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Diego to Long Beach route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Diego to Long Beach, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Diego to Long Beach, 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 San Diego to Long Beach, which start at £5.37.

One train company connects San Diego to Long Beach


Amtrak train tickets from San Diego to Long Beach start from £38.40, and on average cost £38.61. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Long Beach. Amtrak in San Diego leaves from 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other station. And in Long Beach trains arrive at Shelter 'A' - 107 East First Street,

From San Diego to Long Beach train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Long Beach faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £38.62 for a one-way train ticket to Long Beach.

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There are 2 train stations in San Diego with trains to Long Beach. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St
There is one train station where trains from San Diego arrive in Long Beach:
  • Shelter 'A' - 107 East First Street