Cheap train tickets fromLos Angeles to San Francisco

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traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco by train

Cheapest price$52.00
Shortest Duration9h 10m
Trips per day34
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Los Angeles to San Francisco is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Los Angeles to San Francisco were $61.18. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco by train is at 10:00 AM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 5:00 AM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Los Angeles. Most train trips to San Francisco will depart from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Union Station, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave.
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
Train trips arrive in San Francisco at 3 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 200 Folsom St, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf are the main train stations in San Francisco for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • Greyhound Station - 200 Folsom St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf