The distance between Birmingham and Los Angeles is approximately 1799.73 miles, or 2895.65 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 89 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 67 hours and 27 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.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. One train carrier operates regular service on the Birmingham to Los Angeles route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Birmingham to Los Angeles, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Birmingham to Los Angeles, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Birmingham, AL to Los Angeles, which start at $87.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Birmingham to Los Angeles start from $181.00, and on average cost $349.27. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 2 other train stations.
From Birmingham to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 89 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 67 hours and 27 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $333.47 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.