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San Francisco to Los Angeles train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$53.00
Shortest Duration9h 0m
Trips per day25
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How to book cheap San Francisco to Los Angeles train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from San Francisco to Los Angeles is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from San Francisco to Los Angeles were $62.79. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles by train is at 7:00 AM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 5:00 PM on Thursday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from San Francisco. Most train trips to Los Angeles will depart from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 835 Market St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 835 Market St
Train trips arrive in Los Angeles at 4 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave are the main train stations in Los Angeles for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave