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How much are train tickets from San Diego to Simi Valley?

Lowest Price$38.95
Fastest Train3h 49m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from San Diego, CA to Simi Valley, CA
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
October 5, 2019Visiting family
Everything was very on time besides a slight delay due to road construction

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
August 17, 2019Solo travel
No LA traffic to drive through and the opportunity to relax and see the coastline without the hassle of driving

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Diego to Simi Valley 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.

Can you take a train all the way from San Diego to Simi Valley?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from San Diego to Simi Valley. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, $39.08 was the average price of a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Simi Valley, 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.01 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Diego to Simi Valley?

The distance between San Diego and Simi Valley is approximately 142 miles, or 229 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 49 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 Simi Valley are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday 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 6:00pm. 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 Simi Valley?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Simi Valley. 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 Simi Valley to San Diego.

Which train should you take from San Diego to Simi Valley?

2 train services operate from San Diego, California to Simi Valley, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak24h 26m$39.11
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner54h 3m$39.10

Where is the train station in San Diego?

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

  • 4005 Taylor St
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd

Where is the train station in Simi Valley?

Simi Valley has one train station:

  • Amtrak - Metrolink Station

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