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Los Angeles to San Francisco train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€47.29
Shortest Duration9h 0m
Trips per day62
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How to book cheap Los Angeles to San Francisco train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Los Angeles to San Francisco is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Los Angeles to San Francisco were €58.11. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average €3.57 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco by train is at 10:00 on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 20:00 on Thursday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Francisco has the most daily schedules

On average there are 62 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to San Francisco, with an average of 62 trips per day and 1,259 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Of the 62 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco starts at €7.13.

1 carriers offer Los Angeles to San Francisco train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Francisco from €47.29. There are 62 Amtrak schedules from Los Angeles to San Francisco and you can expect on average to pay €58.91 for a Amtrak ticket to San Francisco. In Los Angeles, Amtrak departs to San Francisco from Union Station and 6 other stations. In San Francisco, Amtrak arrives at Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 12 hours and 3 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to San Francisco in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 63 trips per day and you could expect to pay €59.37 for a weekend getaway trip to San Francisco.

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Avg. Time
12h 3m
Avg. Price
€58.91

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 7 stations that have train departures from Los Angeles. Most train trips to San Francisco will depart from Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave, 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd, 931 S Gaffey St, 6860 Park Terrace Dr.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • 931 S Gaffey St
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr
train trips arrive in San Francisco at 4 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 835 Market St are the main train stations in San Francisco for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 835 Market St