Cheap train tickets from Dallas to Los Angeles

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How much are train tickets from Dallas to Los Angeles?

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Fastest43h 45m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Dallas to Los Angeles?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Dallas 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 Dallas to Los Angeles was £145.52. 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 £109.32 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 Dallas to Los Angeles?

The distance between Dallas and Los Angeles is approximately 1238.47 miles, or 1992.61 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 55 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 43 hours and 45 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 Dallas to Los Angeles?

On Thursday trains from Dallas 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Dallas to Los Angeles?

Typically there are 2 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 Dallas to Los Angeles, usually offering 2 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Los Angeles 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 Dallas to Los Angeles, which start at £66.85.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Dallas to Los Angeles start from £99.12, and on average cost £177.67. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Dallas leaves from Union Station - 400 S Houston St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 3 other train stations.

From Dallas to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 58 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 43 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £171.57 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

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Avg. Time
2d 10h 28m
Avg. Price
£177.67

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Dallas to Los Angeles start from £99.12, and on average cost £116.55. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Dallas leaves from Union Station - 400 S Houston St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station,

From Dallas to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 43 hours and 45 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Los Angeles on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost £116.47 for a one-way weekend reservation from Dallas.

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Avg. Time
1d 19h 45m
Avg. Price
£116.55

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Dallas on their way to Los Angeles:
  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St
There are 4 different stations where trains from Dallas 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:
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 931 S Gaffey St
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd