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How much are train tickets from Charleston to Los Angeles?
|Fastest Train||62h 31m|
|Trains Per Day||3|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Charleston 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 Charleston to Los Angeles?
What is the price of a train ticket from Charleston to Los Angeles?
In the last month, $211.54 was the average price of a train ticket from Charleston, WV to Los Angeles, CA. Given how far apart Charleston and Los Angeles are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Charleston to Los Angeles?
The distance between Charleston and Los Angeles is approximately 2049 miles, or 3298 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 65 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 62 hours and 31 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 Charleston to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday 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 Charleston at 8:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Charleston to Los Angeles?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Charleston to Los Angeles?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Charleston, West Virginia to Los Angeles, California. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||3||2d 17h 8m||$227.09|
Where is the train station in Charleston?
There is one train station in Charleston:
- 350 MacCorkle Ave SE
Where is the train station in Los Angeles?
There are more train stations and stops in Los Angeles than most cities. Most trains from Charleston will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Los Angeles:
- Union Station
- Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
- 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
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