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Compare train tickets from Baltimore to Los Angeles


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How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price$197.00
Fastest Train68h 20m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Baltimore 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, $224.47 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Baltimore to Los Angeles. By booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $49.17 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Los Angeles?

The distance between Baltimore and Los Angeles is approximately 2315 miles, or 3725 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 75 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 68 hours and 20 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Baltimore to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Sunday 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 Baltimore at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 Baltimore to Los Angeles?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Los Angeles to Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to Los Angeles for $146.00.

What train services are there from Baltimore to Los Angeles?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Baltimore to Los Angeles. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak73d 3h 2m$250.33

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Los Angeles:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

There are more train stations and stops in Los Angeles than most cities. Most trains from Baltimore will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Los Angeles:

  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • Catalina Express Terminal

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