Cheap Richmond to Los Angeles train tickets

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How much are Richmond to Los Angeles train tickets?

Lowest Price$222.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Richmond to Los Angeles ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to Los Angeles 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 Richmond to Los Angeles was $260.03. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $83.20 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 Richmond to Los Angeles ? How far is Richmond to Los Angeles ?

The distance between Richmond to Los Angeles is 2283.00 miles or 3673.21 km. A train trip from Richmond to Los Angeles typically takes 80 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 71 hours to get from Richmond to Los Angeles.

Going from Richmond to Los Angeles by train takes over 80 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 Richmond to Los Angeles 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Richmond to Los Angeles

Typically there are 11 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. One train carrier operates regular service on the Richmond to Los Angeles route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to Los Angeles, usually offering 11 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Richmond to Los Angeles, 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 Richmond to Los Angeles, which start at $158.00.

One train carrier connects Richmond to Los Angeles

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Los Angeles start from $222.00, and on average cost $290.14. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 2 other train stations.

From Richmond to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 80 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 71 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $300.01 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

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Avg. Time
3d 8h 21m
Avg. Price
$290.14

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Los Angeles that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is 7519 Staples Mill Rd, 1500 E Main St.
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St
There are 3 different stations where trains arrive to in Los Angeles. 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 Richmond serving this route is Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd