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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Antonio to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price€104.82
Fastest Train28h 50m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Antonio 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from San Antonio to Los Angeles?

In the last month, €133.35 was the average price of a train ticket from San Antonio, TX to Los Angeles, CA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €31.87 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Antonio to Los Angeles?

The distance between San Antonio and Los Angeles is approximately 1202 miles, or 1934 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 39 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 hours and 50 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 02:00. 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 San Antonio to Los Angeles?

Trains leave the station in San Antonio twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Los Angeles with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Los Angeles to San Antonio. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles for €85.68.

Which train should you take from San Antonio to Los Angeles?

There are 3 train lines with service from San Antonio, Texas to Los Angeles, California. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak13d 3h 0m€257.54
Amtrak Sunset Limited11d 4h 51m€106.74
Amtrak Texas Eagle11d 4h 51m€127.48

Amtrak train tickets from San Antonio to Los Angeles start from €236, and on average cost €258. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in San Antonio leaves from 350 Hoefgen St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station, From San Antonio to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 75 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 28 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Los Angeles on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost €251 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Antonio.

Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from San Antonio to Los Angeles start from €105, and on average cost €107. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak Sunset Limited in San Antonio leaves from 350 Hoefgen St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station, From San Antonio to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 28 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak Sunset Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 28 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Los Angeles on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost €106 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Antonio.

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from San Antonio to Los Angeles start from €105, and on average cost €127. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak Texas Eagle in San Antonio leaves from 350 Hoefgen St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station, From San Antonio to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 28 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 28 hours and 50 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 €121 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Antonio.

Where is the train station in San Antonio?

There is one train station in San Antonio:

  • 350 Hoefgen St

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles has one train station:

  • Union Station

Price trends for trains from San Antonio to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date

€250€166€83SepSep

Monthly average prices

€208€166€125€83€42AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

€187€150€112€75€373020100

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