Cheap San Diego to Riverside  train tickets

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How much are San Diego to Riverside train tickets?

Lowest Price$32.00
Fastest3h 18m
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How to find cheap train tickets from San Diego to Riverside ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Diego to Riverside 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 San Diego to Riverside was $36.66. 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 San Diego to Riverside ? How far is San Diego to Riverside ?

The distance between San Diego to Riverside is 86.63 miles or 139.38 km. A train trip from San Diego to Riverside typically takes 4 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 18 minutes to get from San Diego to Riverside.

Going from San Diego to Riverside by train takes over 4 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 Sunday trains from San Diego to Riverside 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 San Diego to Riverside

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Riverside. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Diego to Riverside route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Diego to Riverside, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Diego to Riverside, 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 San Diego to Riverside

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Diego to Riverside start from $32.00, and on average cost $37.53. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Riverside. Amtrak in San Diego leaves from 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other station. And in Riverside trains arrive at Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St,

From San Diego to Riverside train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $37.88 for a one-way train ticket to Riverside.

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Avg. Time
4h 46m
Avg. Price
$37.53

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Riverside that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Diego serving this route is 1050 Kettner Blvd, 4005 Taylor St.
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Riverside from San Diego., The busiest departure station in San Diego serving this route is Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St.
  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St