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Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by train

The journey from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by train is 179.85 km and takes 2 hrs 52 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:10 am and the last at 10:25 pm. It is possible to travel from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by train for as little as RM 159.66 or as much as RM 236.70. The best price for this journey is RM 159.66.

Lowest PriceRM 159.66
Journey Duration2 hrs 52 mins
Connection per Day3
Lowest PriceRM 159.66
Highest PriceRM 236.70
First Departure7:10 am
Last Departure10:25 pm
Distance179.85 km
DepartureLos Angeles, CA
ArrivalSan Diego, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, 24 Feb 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA cost RM 159.66. On average, you can expect to spend around RM 186.84 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA.
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On average, you can expect to spend around RM 186.84 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA.

How long is the journey from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by train?

The distance between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA is approximately 179.85 km. In general, it will take you about 2 hrs 52 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA is around 179.85 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 hrs 52 mins. However, the fastest routes between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA take 2 hrs 38 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA, which usually leaves at 7:10 am. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 10:25 pm. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA leaving at 7:10 am. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 10:25 pm.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA route?

You can depart from Los Angeles, CA at stations such as . At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in San Diego, CA at the following stations: . Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?

The exact number of journeys from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 3 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 3 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around RM 171.06 to RM 194.92 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 12% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA

The cheapest Los Angeles, CA - San Diego, CA train tickets can be found for as low as RM 128.87 if you’re lucky, or RM 145.87 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as RM 193.05.

Find the best day to travel to San Diego, CA by train

When travelling to San Diego, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.59kg
Bus
13.49kg
Flight
35.97kg
Car
28.78kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA are 12.59kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA? By taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA you will save 23.38kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.9kg compared to a bus and 16.19kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
A train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is RM 186.84. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as RM 159.66.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is RM 159.66. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA by train?
Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is 179.85 km.
How long does the train between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA take?
Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is on average 2 hrs 52 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 38 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA leave?
The earliest train from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA departs at 7:10 am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA depart?
The latest train from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA departs at 10:25 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is RM 159.66 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Los Angeles, CA to go to San Diego, CA. You can go from Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station and you can arrive at Old Town Station, Santa Fe Depot and San Diego Balboa Park (Presidents Way).
How many direct connections depart from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Los Angeles, CA to go to San Diego, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA is 2 hrs 38 mins.
Is there a direct train from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by train?
The train journey from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA creates 12.59kg of CO2 emissions.