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Compare train tickets from Los Angeles to Boston

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Boston?

Lowest Price$197.00
Fastest Train70h 52m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $211.38 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Los Angeles to Boston.

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

The distance between Los Angeles and Boston is approximately 2591 miles, or 4170 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 80 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 70 hours and 52 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 Boston are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 6:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Los Angeles to Boston?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Boston to Los Angeles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Los Angeles to Boston for $127.00.

What train services are there from Los Angeles to Boston?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Los Angeles to Boston. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak73d 8h 2m$234.44

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

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

  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd

Where is the train station in Boston?

Boston receives travelers from Los Angeles at its two active train stations:

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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