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How much are train tickets from Albany to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price$98.00
Fastest Train24h 25m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Albany to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date

$135$90$45JulAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Albany 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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 Albany to Los Angeles?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Albany 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Albany to Los Angeles?

In the last month, $106.94 was the average price of a train ticket from Albany, OR to Los Angeles, CA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $25.96 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Albany and Los Angeles is approximately 776 miles, or 1248 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 28 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 24 hours and 25 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 Albany to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Thursday 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 Albany at 6:00am 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 Albany to Los Angeles?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 2 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 Albany.

What train services are there from Albany to Los Angeles?

2 train services operate from Albany to Los Angeles. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 6 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak61d 4h 44m$113.04
Amtrak Coast Starlight21d 4h 35m$100.49

Where is the train station in Albany?

There is one train station in Albany:

  • 110 10th Ave SW

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

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

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

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