Cheap train tickets from Boise to Los Angeles

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How much are train tickets from Boise to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price$210.00
Fastest61h 52m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Boise to Los Angeles?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boise to Los Angeles 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 Boise to Los Angeles was $210.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $77.50 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 ride from Boise to Los Angeles?

The distance between Boise and Los Angeles is approximately 670.26 miles, or 1078.40 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 62 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 61 hours and 52 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Boise to Los Angeles?

On Wednesday trains from Boise to Los Angeles 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.

What train companies travel from Boise to Los Angeles?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boise to Los Angeles route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boise to Los Angeles, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Boise to Los Angeles, 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Boise to Los Angeles, which start at $85.00.

One train company connects Boise to Los Angeles

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Boise to Los Angeles start from $210.00, and on average cost $255.64. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Boise leaves from Bus Terminal - 1212 W Bannock St and one other station. And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station.

From Boise to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 62 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 61 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $250.50 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Boise with trains to Los Angeles. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Bus Terminal - 1212 W Bannock St
  • 3353 South Federal Way
There are 2 different stations where trains from Boise arrive in Los Angeles. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Los Angeles:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd