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Cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Los Angeles

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Portland, OR to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price£79.07
Fastest Train26h 5m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Los Angeles?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Portland to Los Angeles 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 Portland to Los Angeles was £93.35. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £23.78 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 Portland, OR to Los Angeles?

The distance between Portland and Los Angeles is approximately 826.88 miles, or 1330.40 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 27 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 26 hours and 5 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 Portland to Los Angeles?

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

What train companies travel from Portland to Los Angeles?

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. On the route to Los Angeles 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Portland to Los Angeles, usually offering 6.067 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Los Angeles, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Portland, OR to Los Angeles, which start at £77.44.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Portland to Los Angeles start from £93.75, and on average cost £106.53. Daily there are 6.066667 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 4 other train stations.

From Portland to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 26 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 26 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5.833333 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £108.93 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Avg. Time
1d 2h 31m
Avg. Price
£106.53

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Portland to Los Angeles start from £79.07, and on average cost £91.20. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and one other train station.

From Portland to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 30 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 26 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £93.42 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Avg. Time
1d 6h 17m
Avg. Price
£91.20

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Portland on their way to Los Angeles:
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
There are 5 different stations where trains from Portland arrive in Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles:
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Union Station
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr

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