Cheap Dallas to San Diego train tickets

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How much are Dallas to San Diego train tickets?

Lowest Price$161.65
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How to find cheap train tickets from Dallas to San Diego ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Dallas 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 Dallas to San Diego was $161.65. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $103.67 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 Dallas to San Diego ? How far is Dallas to San Diego ?

The distance between Dallas to San Diego is 1182.25 miles or 1902.17 km. A train trip from Dallas to San Diego typically takes 48 hours and 12 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 47 hours and 56 minutes to get from Dallas to San Diego.

Going from Dallas to San Diego by train takes over 48 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 Thursday trains from Dallas 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Dallas to San Diego

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

One train carrier connects Dallas to San Diego

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Dallas to San Diego start from $161.10, and on average cost $179.02. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to San Diego. Amtrak in Dallas leaves from Union Station - 400 S Houston St, And in San Diego trains arrive at 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other train station.

From Dallas to San Diego train travel on Amtrak takes 48 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 47 hours and 56 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Diego on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $178.06 for a one-way weekend reservation from Dallas.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Dallas on their way to San Diego. The busiest departure station in Dallas serving this route is Union Station - 400 S Houston St.
  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St
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 Dallas serving this route is 1050 Kettner Blvd, 4005 Taylor St.
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St