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How much are train tickets from Elk Grove to San Diego?

Lowest Price$57.00
Fastest Train11h 5m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines1
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Elk Grove-San Diego Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Elk Grove to San Diego right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Elk Grove to San Diego?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Elk Grove to San Diego, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Elk Grove to San Diego?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $57.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Elk Grove to San Diego.

How long is the train journey from Elk Grove to San Diego?

The distance between Elk Grove and San Diego is approximately 459 miles, or 739 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 5 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 Elk Grove to San Diego are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Elk Grove at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Elk Grove to San Diego?

There are 5 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 Diego to Elk Grove.

What train services are there from Elk Grove to San Diego?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Elk Grove to San Diego. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak513h 31m$70.49

Where is the train station in Elk Grove?

There is one train station in Elk Grove:

  • 9180 Harbour Point Dr

Where is the train station in San Diego?

San Diego receives travelers from Elk Grove at its two active train stations:

  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St

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