Book train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles

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traveling from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles by train

Cheapest price
$31.00
Fastest time
4h 21m
Trips per day
41
train carriers
3
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles were $45.47. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $9.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles by train is at 6 AM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 2 AM on Monday 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.

How many daily train trips are there from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles?

On average there are 41 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles, with an average of 35 trips per day and 711 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles. Of the 41 trips there are 5 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

train lines that run from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner operates, on average, 4 train schedule(s) from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles. The average Amtrak Pacific Surfliner ticket to Los Angeles costs $44.03. Cheap Amtrak Pacific Surfliner tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $42.40. In San Luis Obispo, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner departs from 1011 Railroad Ave and no other station. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner arrives at Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles takes 5 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trip will get you to Los Angeles in 4 hours and 21 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $44.81 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
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Avg. Time
5h 4m
Avg. Price
$44.03

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles. The average Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Los Angeles costs $39.12. Cheap Amtrak Coast Starlight tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $31.00. In San Luis Obispo, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs from 1011 Railroad Ave and no other station. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles takes 5 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to Los Angeles in 4 hours and 21 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $39.03 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Amtrak Coast Starlight
Amtrak Coast Starlight
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
5h 21m
Avg. Price
$39.12

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 35 train schedule(s) from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles. The average Amtrak ticket to Los Angeles costs $46.60. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $40.00. In San Luis Obispo, Amtrak departs from 1011 Railroad Ave and 1 other station. In Los Angeles, Amtrak arrives at Union Station and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Amtrak from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles takes 7 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Los Angeles in 4 hours and 21 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 35 trips per day and you could expect to pay $47.16 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 25m
Avg. Price
$46.60
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from San Luis Obispo. Most train trips to Los Angeles will depart from 1011 Railroad Ave, Grand Ave & Deer Rd.
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • Grand Ave & Deer Rd
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, 592 Gayley Ave, Catalina Express Terminal are the main train stations in Los Angeles for trips arriving from San Luis Obispo.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • Catalina Express Terminal