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Los Angeles - Wichita Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from Los Angeles to Wichita. Traveling by train from Los Angeles to Wichita usually takes 38 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 32 hours and 43 minutes.

Distance1195 mi (1923 km)
Fastest train32h 43m
Lowest price$175.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Los Angeles to Wichita?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles to Wichita was $175.00. This is somewhat expensive compared to other train fares, but it makes sense given the route’s long distance. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 24 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $208.33 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Los Angeles to Wichita often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $184. If you're thinking of traveling from Los Angeles to Wichita during September, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $294 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in September, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Los Angeles to Wichita, book online with Wanderu at least 24 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $208.33 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Wichita?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Los Angeles to Wichita. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21d 14h 30m$297.83
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Los Angeles to Wichita every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $175.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Los Angeles to Wichita, 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.

The distance between Los Angeles and Wichita is approximately 1195 miles, or 1923 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 38 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 32 hours and 43 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.

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Los Angeles to Wichita. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Tuesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Los Angeles at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Los Angeles twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

Main departure station: Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd

Los Angeles has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Wichita.

All train stations in Los Angeles:

  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd

  • Union Station

  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd, Chatsworth

Where is the train station in Wichita?

Main arrival station: 214 S Topeka St

Wichita has one train station.

All train stations in Wichita:

  • 214 S Topeka St

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