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Pittsburgh-Los Angeles Train Timetable
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to Los Angeles?
What is the price of a train ticket from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles?
In the last month, £152.98 was the average price of a train ticket from Pittsburgh, PA to Los Angeles, CA. Given how far apart Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to Los Angeles?
The distance between Pittsburgh and Los Angeles is approximately 2132 miles, or 3431 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 63 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 59 hours and 1 minute.
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 Pittsburgh to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Saturday 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 Pittsburgh at 23:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Pittsburgh to Los Angeles?
Trains leave the station in Pittsburgh twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Los Angeles, California. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||2||2d 15h 41m||£167.28|
Amtrak train tickets from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles start from £142, and on average cost £167. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 2 other train stations. From Pittsburgh to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 63 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 59 hours and 1 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £169 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.
Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?
There is one train station in Pittsburgh:
- 1100 Liberty Ave
Where is the train station in Los Angeles?
There are more train stations and stops in Los Angeles than most cities. Most trains from Pittsburgh will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Los Angeles:
- Union Station
- 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
- Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
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