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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from St Louis to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price$134.00
Fastest Train42h 0m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from St Louis to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date

$195$130$65JunJul

Monthly average prices

$250$200$150$100$50ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$250$200$150$100$503020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for St Louis to Los Angeles
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Lawrence
4.0
June 21, 2020Visiting family
Cons
It was an enjoyable experience.
Tips
I have no complaints.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from St Louis 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from St Louis 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, $167.76 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from St Louis to Los Angeles. By booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $55.31 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from St Louis to Los Angeles?

The distance between St Louis and Los Angeles is approximately 1586 miles, or 2552 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 49 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 42 hours,

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 St Louis to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 St Louis at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 St Louis to Los Angeles?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from St Louis to Los Angeles. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Los Angeles to St Louis. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from St Louis to Los Angeles for $101.00.

What train services are there from St Louis to Los Angeles?

2 train services operate from St Louis to Los Angeles. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32d 0h 10m$178.25
Amtrak Texas Eagle12d 11h 40m$148.62

Where is the train station in St Louis?

There is one train station in St Louis:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles receives travelers from St Louis at its two active train stations:

  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd

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