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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Encinitas?

Lowest Price$29.00
Fastest Train2h 6m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Los Angeles to Encinitas 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

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

In the last month, $29.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Encinitas, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Los Angeles and Encinitas is approximately 89 miles, or 143 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 6 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Los Angeles to Encinitas are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday 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 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Encinitas?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Encinitas. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Encinitas to Los Angeles.

Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Encinitas?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Los Angeles, California to Encinitas, California. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak62h 53m$32.35

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Encinitas:

  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Union Station
  • 592 Gayley Ave

Where is the train station in Encinitas?

Encinitas has one train station:

  • Coaster Station - 25 E D St

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