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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Saint Paul to Los Angeles?

Lowest price£173.50
Fastest train68h 15m
Trains per day6
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Saint Paul to Los Angeles 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 Saint Paul to Los Angeles?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Saint Paul to Los Angeles. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, £194.44 was the average price of a train ticket from Saint Paul, MN to Los Angeles, CA. Given how far apart Saint Paul and Los Angeles are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Saint Paul to Los Angeles?

The distance between Saint Paul and Los Angeles is approximately 1529 miles, or 2460 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 69 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 68 hours and 15 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 Saint Paul to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Saint Paul at 22:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Saint Paul to Los Angeles?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Los Angeles to Saint Paul. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Saint Paul to Los Angeles for £108.44.

Which train should you take from Saint Paul to Los Angeles?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Saint Paul, Minnesota to Los Angeles, California. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak62d 21h 28m£212.35

Amtrak train tickets from Saint Paul to Los Angeles start from £173, and on average cost £212. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Saint Paul leaves from Union Depot, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station. From Saint Paul to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 69 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 68 hours and 15 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £211 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Price trends for trains from Saint Paul to Los Angeles

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