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How much are train tickets from Solana Beach to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price$30.75
Fastest Train2h 8m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Solana Beach to Los Angeles
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
November 5, 2019Visiting friends
July 1, 2019Solo travel
Beautiful along the coast scenery. Efficient way to travel to avoid the traffic.
June 25, 2019Visiting family
Convenient mass transit service. There was plenty of parking with made my connection and travels easy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Solana Beach to Los Angeles 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Solana Beach to Los Angeles?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Solana Beach to Los Angeles. 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Solana Beach to Los Angeles?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $33.40 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Solana Beach to Los Angeles. By booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.76 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Solana Beach to Los Angeles?

The distance between Solana Beach and Los Angeles is approximately 92 miles, or 148 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 8 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Solana Beach to Los Angeles 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 Friday 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 Solana Beach at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Solana Beach to Los Angeles?

There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. 9 of these are direct connections to Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles to Solana Beach.

What train services are there from Solana Beach to Los Angeles?

2 train services operate from Solana Beach to Los Angeles. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak63h 19m$35.58
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner72h 37m$33.06

Where is the train station in Solana Beach?

There is one train station in Solana Beach:

  • 105 N Cedros Ave - Solana Beach Transit Ctr

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

There are more train stations and stops in Los Angeles than most cities. Most trains from Solana Beach will stop at one (or more) of the 7 following stations in Los Angeles:

  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • 931 S Gaffey St
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr

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