Compare train tickets from New York to San Clemente
We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.
No Wanderu Fees
Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.
Best Travel Options
We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.
There are 3 daily trains from New York to San Clemente. Traveling by train from New York to San Clemente usually takes around 73 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 70 hours and 41 minutes.
|Distance||2430 mi (3911 km)|
|Fastest train||70h 41m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Which train should you take from New York to San Clemente?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects New York, New York to San Clemente, California. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||3||3d 1h 39m||€406.05|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from New York to San Clemente every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €393.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from New York to San Clemente 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.
How long is the train journey from New York to San Clemente?
The distance between New York and San Clemente is approximately 2430 miles, or 3911 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 73 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 70 hours and 41 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 New York to San Clemente are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 New York at 10:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. 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 New York to San Clemente?
There are 3 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 San Clemente to New York.
New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.
NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.
Where is the train station in New York?
Where is the train station in San Clemente?
San Clemente has one train station.
Need a return trip from San Clemente to New York?Search Train Tickets
Plan your next adventure
More trains from New York
Continue by train from San Clemente
- San Clemente to Tucson
- San Clemente to Grover Beach
- San Clemente to Los Angeles Train
- Train from San Clemente to Ontario
- Train from San Clemente to Roseville
- Train from San Clemente to San Diego
- San Clemente to Simi Valley
- Train from San Clemente to New Haven
- Train from San Clemente to Jacksonville
- Train from San Clemente to Atlanta
- San Clemente to Normal
- San Clemente to Detroit Train
- San Clemente to Sedalia Train
- San Clemente to Fayetteville Train
- Train from San Clemente to Providence
- San Clemente to Florence Train
- San Clemente to Marshall Train
- Train from San Clemente to Manassas
Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.
With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.