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traveling from Houston to Los Angeles by train

Cheapest price
$130.00
Fastest time
36h 40m
Trips per day
2
train carriers
2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Houston to Los Angeles?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Houston to Los Angeles is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Houston to Los Angeles were $212.07. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $33.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Houston to Los Angeles?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Houston to Los Angeles by train is at 6 PM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 1 PM on Saturday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Houston to Los Angeles?

On average there are 2 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Houston to Los Angeles, with an average of 1 trip per day and 36 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Houston to Los Angeles. Of the 2 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Houston start at $94.00.

train lines that run from Houston to Los Angeles

Amtrak Sunset Limited

Amtrak Sunset Limited operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Houston to Los Angeles. The average Amtrak Sunset Limited ticket to Los Angeles costs $154.17. Cheap Amtrak Sunset Limited tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $130.00. In Houston, Amtrak Sunset Limited departs from 902 Washington Ave and no other station. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Sunset Limited arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Sunset Limited from Houston to Los Angeles takes 36 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Sunset Limited trip will get you to Los Angeles in 36 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Sunset Limited offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $158.52 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Amtrak Sunset Limited
Amtrak Sunset Limited
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Avg. Time
12h 41m
Avg. Price
$154.17

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Houston to Los Angeles. The average Amtrak ticket to Los Angeles costs $244.52. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $130.00. In Houston, Amtrak departs from 902 Washington Ave and no other station. In Los Angeles, Amtrak arrives at Union Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Houston to Los Angeles takes 58 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Los Angeles in 36 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $241.06 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
10h 2m
Avg. Price
$244.52
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Houston. Most train trips to Los Angeles will depart from 902 Washington Ave.
  • 902 Washington Ave
Train trips arrive in Los Angeles at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Union Station, Catalina Express Terminal are the main train stations in Los Angeles for trips arriving from Houston.
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal