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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Diego to Burbank?

Lowest Price$37.30
Fastest Train3h 15m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Diego to Burbank right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from San Diego to Burbank?

In the last month, $37.55 was the average price of a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Burbank, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $2.01 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Diego to Burbank?

The distance between San Diego and Burbank is approximately 121 miles, or 195 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 15 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 San Diego to Burbank are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday 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 San Diego at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from San Diego to Burbank?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Burbank. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Burbank to San Diego.

Which train should you take from San Diego to Burbank?

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner is the one and only train line which connects San Diego, California to Burbank, California. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner33h 30m$38.22

Where is the train station in San Diego?

There are two stations in San Diego where you can board the train to Burbank:

  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St

Where is the train station in Burbank?

Burbank has one train station:

  • 3750 Empire Ave

Price trends for trains from San Diego to Burbank

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from San Diego, CA to Burbank, CA
5.0
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Deidre
5.0
October 1, 2019Vacation
Pros
Able to relax instead of driving Able to relax instead of driving
Cons
None None

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.5
Condition
5.0
Rosalie
5.0
September 21, 2019Solo travel
Pros
very relaxing very relaxing
Cons
it would be nice if someone helped with the bags as i had to carry my bag up a flight of stairs .. there were no seats downstairs, so i had to go up stairs. it would be nice if someone helped with the bags as i had to carry my bag up a flight of stairs .. there were no seats downstairs, so i had to go up stairs.

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