Cheap Portland to San Diego  train tickets

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How much are Portland to San Diego train tickets?

Lowest Price$125.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Portland to San Diego ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Portland to San Diego 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 Portland to San Diego was $134.08. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $10.00 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 Portland to San Diego ? How far is Portland to San Diego ?

The distance between Portland to San Diego is 932.91 miles or 1501.00 km. A train trip from Portland to San Diego typically takes 34 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 29 hours and 28 minutes to get from Portland to San Diego.

Going from Portland to San Diego by train takes over 34 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 Wednesday trains from Portland to San Diego 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Portland to San Diego

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to San Diego. One train carrier operates regular service on the Portland to San Diego route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Portland to San Diego, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Portland to San Diego, 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 Portland to San Diego, which start at $108.00.

One train carrier connects Portland to San Diego

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Portland to San Diego start from $125.00, and on average cost $149.70. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to San Diego. Amtrak in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in San Diego trains arrive at 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other train station.

From Portland to San Diego train travel on Amtrak takes 34 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 29 hours and 28 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $153.73 for a one-way train ticket to San Diego.

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Avg. Time
1d 10h 4m
Avg. Price
$149.70

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There is one train station from which trains depart Portland on their way to San Diego. The busiest departure station in Portland serving this route is Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave.
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in San Diego. 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 Portland serving this route is 1050 Kettner Blvd, 4005 Taylor St.
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St