Cheap Riverside to San Diego  train tickets

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Lowest Price$32.00
Fastest3h 29m
Daily Schedules10
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How to find cheap train tickets from Riverside to San Diego ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Riverside to San Diego 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 Riverside to San Diego was $34.68. 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 Riverside to San Diego ? How far is Riverside to San Diego ?

The distance between Riverside to San Diego is 86.63 miles or 139.38 km. A train trip from Riverside to San Diego typically takes 5 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 29 minutes to get from Riverside to San Diego.

Going from Riverside to San Diego by train takes over 5 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Wednesday trains from Riverside to San Diego 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Riverside to San Diego

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to San Diego. One train carrier operates regular service on the Riverside to San Diego route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Riverside to San Diego, usually offering 10 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Riverside to San Diego, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Riverside to San Diego

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Riverside to San Diego start from $32.00, and on average cost $35.38. Daily there are 10 Amtrak schedules to San Diego. Amtrak in Riverside leaves from Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St, And in San Diego trains arrive at 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other train station.

From Riverside to San Diego train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 29 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $35.73 for a one-way train ticket to San Diego.

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Avg. Time
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$35.38
There is one train station from which trains depart Riverside on their way to San Diego. The busiest departure station in Riverside serving this route is Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St.
  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in San Diego. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Riverside serving this route is 4005 Taylor St, 1050 Kettner Blvd.
  • 4005 Taylor St
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd