Cheap Train Tickets from San Francisco to Los Angeles
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San Francisco to Los Angeles
TRAVELING FROM San Francisco TO Los Angeles BY train
Wanderu makes it simple to get cheap train tickets by searching prices and itineraries for 70+ bus and train lines in 20+ countries. Comparing your options and booking as early as possible is the best way to get the cheapest train ticket from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Based on historic trends, the lowest average train fare from San Francisco to Los Angeles has been $59MX$1,110CA$76€48£42kn358Kč1,230zł204CHF58. By booking 19 days in advance, tickets are typically $4MX$83CA$6€4£3kn27Kč92zł15CHF4 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.
The busiest time of the week for travel to Los Angeles from San Francisco by train is at 7am on Friday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
5pm on Wednesday is when the least number of people travel by train on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, departing around this time is your best chance to be on an uncrowded train.
On average, there are 30 train trips from San Francisco to Los Angeles every day. Amtrak schedules have the most departures from San Francisco to Los Angeles, with an average of 30 trips per day, and 812 trips per month.
If you're looking for more travel options, you may also want to view San Francisco to Los Angeles bus schedules.
Train lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets.
How long is the train ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles? On average, a train trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 10h 26m to make the 347.6 mi - 559.3 km journey. Amtrak has the fastest advertised travel time of 9h 4m to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
Train lines that run from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Amtrak is USA's premier train carrier. Serving both the coasts as well as taking travelers from east to west and back, amtrak is both a convenient and comfortable way to travel.
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 7 stations that have train departures from San Francisco. Most train trips to Los Angeles will depart from 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, & Greyhound Station - 200 Folsom St.
Train trips arrive in Los Angeles at 12 different stations, depending on the train line you are traveling with. Most train trips arriving in Los Angeles from San Francisco will drop you off at Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Union Station, & Catalina Express Terminal.
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The best thing about traveling by train is that there are many popular routes you can choose from to get a train to Los Angeles. Wanderu can also connect direct train routes from Los Angeles to any city in our system, giving plentiful options for a fun and affordable day trip.