Cheap Boston to Los Angeles  train tickets

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How much are Boston to Los Angeles train tickets?

Lowest Price$193.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Boston to Los Angeles ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston 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 Boston to Los Angeles was $277.96. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $48.00 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 journey from Boston to Los Angeles ? How far is Boston to Los Angeles ?

The distance between Boston to Los Angeles is 2592.34 miles or 4170.91 km. A train trip from Boston to Los Angeles typically takes 86 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 70 hours and 3 minutes to get from Boston to Los Angeles.

Going from Boston to Los Angeles by train takes over 86 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Sunday trains from Boston 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.

Amtrak has the most connections between Boston to Los Angeles

Typically there are 19 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boston to Los Angeles route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Los Angeles, usually offering 19 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Boston 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 Boston to Los Angeles, which start at $163.00.

One train carrier connects Boston to Los Angeles

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Los Angeles start from $193.00, and on average cost $302.22. Daily there are 19 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 4 other train stations.

From Boston to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 86 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 70 hours and 3 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 20 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $310.46 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

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Avg. Time
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Avg. Price
$302.22

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Los Angeles that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Boston serving this route is Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St, South Station.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station
There are 5 different stations where trains arrive to in Los Angeles. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Boston serving this route is Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, 931 S Gaffey St, 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd, Catalina Express Terminal.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 931 S Gaffey St
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • Catalina Express Terminal