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Anaheim - Glendale Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 5 daily train trips available from Anaheim to Glendale. Traveling by train from Anaheim to Glendale usually takes one hour and 14 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train can make the trip in one hour and 12 minutes.

Distance29 mi (46 km)
Fastest train1h 12m
Lowest price$17.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pacific Surfliner
Train lines2

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Which train should you take from Anaheim to Glendale?

2 train services operate from Anaheim to Glendale. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 15m$17.00
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner41h 15m$17.00
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Anaheim to Glendale every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $17.

  • The Pacific Surfliner is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs along the Pacific coast of Southern California, connecting San Luis Obispo to the north with San Diego to the south. The line is among the most famous Amtrak routes due to the unique scenic views it presents, as the train parallels the coastline for large portions of the 268-mile railroad stretch. The Pacific Surfliner offers first-class amenities like onboard restrooms, free WiFi, seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as storage racks for surfboards. On average, the service offers 4 train trips from Anaheim to Glendale every day, and prices for a one-way train ticket start from $17.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Anaheim and Glendale is approximately 29 miles, or 46 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 12 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Anaheim to Glendale on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Friday. Friday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Anaheim at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Anaheim to Glendale.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Glendale to Anaheim.

City Information


Anaheim, CA - ANA-0

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Anaheim, CA - ANA-1

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Anaheim, CA - ANA-2

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Known and beloved for the famous Disneyland Resort, Anaheim is one of California's top destinations, offering magical resorts, theme parks, and stellar shopping districts. The crown of Anaheim is Disneyland Resort, one of the most famous theme parks in the world. Featuring numerous themed areas such as Tomorrowland, Frontierland, and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the park will enchant you all day! If you are not into the fanfares of Disneyland, the more affordable Adventure City is a good alternative. Yorba Regional Park, located just 10 miles east of downtown Anaheim, is a pleasant spot for picnicking and strolling along the Santa Ana River.

Disneyland is a popular destination for foodies, offering a wide variety of cuisine, ranging from Creole dishes to Mediterranean ones; some restaurants even feature meet & greets with your favorite Disney characters. However, if you wish to dine like a true local outside of Micky Mouse's reach, don't hesitate to check out the Anaheim Packing District, which features as many as 20 artisan eateries.

Anaheim's principal bus station is the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, located at 2626 E Katella Ave near Angel Stadium downtown. Bus travelers can take Greyhound or FlixBus US intercity buses heading inbound and outbound from the city or hop on an Amtrak train at the adjacent train station.


Glendale, CA, US - GDL-0

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Glendale is a city located in the suburb of Los Angeles and bustles with hiking trails, outdoor areas, and rich history. History and art lovers can check out the Museum of Neon Art, which has a unique selection of light-based electric art and vintage neon signs. A more traditional option is the 19th-century Doctor's House Museum and Gazebo. Go hiking in the popular Brand Park or Deukmejian Wilderness Park, located at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. You can also do your best to view a picturesque scene from the top of the Verdugo Mountains. The city is known for Brand Boulevard, a road packed with different retailers, local stores, arts, and entertainment centers.

Nightlife in Glendale starts in the downtown area, which isn't far from Brand Boulevard. After exploring restaurants and shops during the day, you can visit their bars, breweries, distilleries, and nightclubs at night. The city is always bustling with beer festivals like Corks & Hops, art and craft fairs like the Fermont Festival of the Arts, antique collectibles shows, food festivals like the Soul Food Cookout, and music events.

The train is the easiest way to get there if you're visiting Glendale. Over 150 cities provide trains going to this city, most of them from Amtrak. It is only accessible via two bus routes from Amtrak Thruway. The LZTC is the main transportation hub for Glendale, and other systems use this as a layover or transfer point.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Anaheim?

Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave  - ANAAMT-0

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Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave  - ANAAMT-1

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Main departure station: Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave

The futuristic Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) at 2626 E Katella Ave is one of California's busiest intermodal transit centers. The station is both an iconic gateway to Orange County and a tourism destination in itself. The curved design features diamond-shaped steel arches, recreating the grandeur of major early 20th-century railway stations. This immense transit hub links Amtrak, Greyhound, OCTA bus service, Metrolink, and Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) services. It has everything: transit-oriented retail, parking, lockers, bike racks, specialty dining, and community space. ARTIC is near several points of interest, including Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center.

All train stations in Anaheim:

  • Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave

Where is the train station in Glendale?

Main arrival station: Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave

Glendale has one train station.

All train stations in Glendale:

  • Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave

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