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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Flagstaff?

Lowest price$61.00
Fastest train10h 19m
Trains per day2
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Los Angeles to Flagstaff 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 Los Angeles to Flagstaff?

In the last month, $67.61 was the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Flagstaff, AZ. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $37.73 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Los Angeles to Flagstaff?

The distance between Los Angeles and Flagstaff is approximately 383 miles, or 616 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 19 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 Los Angeles to Flagstaff 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 Wednesday 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 Los Angeles at 11:00am 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.

Is there a direct train from Los Angeles to Flagstaff?

Trains leave the station in Los Angeles twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Flagstaff faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Flagstaff to Los Angeles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Los Angeles to Flagstaff for $66.00.

Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Flagstaff?

2 train services operate from Los Angeles, California to Flagstaff, Arizona. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak116h 59m$77.91
Amtrak Southwest Chief110h 20m$65.18

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Flagstaff start from $73, and on average cost $78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Flagstaff. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd and one other station. And in Flagstaff trains arrive at 1 East Rte 66, From Los Angeles to Flagstaff train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Flagstaff faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 19 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $78 for a one-way train ticket to Flagstaff.

Amtrak Southwest Chief train tickets from Los Angeles to Flagstaff start from $61, and on average cost $65. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Southwest Chief schedules to Flagstaff. Amtrak Southwest Chief in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station, And in Flagstaff trains arrive at 1 East Rte 66, From Los Angeles to Flagstaff train travel on Amtrak Southwest Chief takes 10 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Flagstaff faster, Amtrak Southwest Chief offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Flagstaff on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Southwest Chief scheduled trip per day, which will cost $64 for a one-way weekend reservation from Los Angeles.

Price trends for trains from Los Angeles to Flagstaff

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