Cheap Los Angeles to Riverside train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Riverside ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to Riverside is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Los Angeles to Riverside was $17.12. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $2.77 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Los Angeles to Riverside ? How far is Los Angeles to Riverside ?

The distance between Los Angeles to Riverside is 49.05 miles or 78.92 km. A train trip from Los Angeles to Riverside typically takes 3 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Southwest Chief. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 16 minutes to get from Los Angeles to Riverside.

A train getaway to Riverside clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Riverside before you have to hop on the train back to Los Angeles. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Riverside. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Wednesday trains from Los Angeles to Riverside are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Los Angeles to Riverside

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Riverside. On the route to Riverside 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Riverside, usually offering 7 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Riverside with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Los Angeles to Riverside is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Riverside start from $13.00, and on average cost $18.87. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Riverside. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 2 other stations. And in Riverside trains arrive at Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St,

From Los Angeles to Riverside train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 16 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $19.08 for a one-way train ticket to Riverside.

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Avg. Time
3h 32m
Avg. Price
$18.87

Amtrak Southwest Chief

Amtrak Southwest Chief train tickets from Los Angeles to Riverside start from $10.00, and on average cost $11.74. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Southwest Chief schedules to Riverside. Amtrak Southwest Chief in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station, And in Riverside trains arrive at Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St,

From Los Angeles to Riverside train travel on Amtrak Southwest Chief takes 1 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, Amtrak Southwest Chief offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 16 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Riverside on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Southwest Chief scheduled trip per day, which will cost $12.39 for a one-way weekend reservation from Los Angeles.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 17m
Avg. Price
$11.74

Plan your next adventure:

There are 3 different stations that serve train trips to Riverside that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Los Angeles serving this route is Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Union Station, 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd.
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Union Station
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Riverside from Los Angeles., The busiest departure station in Los Angeles serving this route is Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St.
  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St