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Best price 1,076.78 €
Journey duration 71 h 43 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 08:15
Last departure 12:42
Distance 3843 km

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How much do train tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA cost?

The prices for train tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA will cost 844.79 €. The average train ticket price is approximately 1,331.71 €. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Trains from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA

How long does it take to get from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA by train?

The journey from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA covers a distance of 3844. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 71 h 42 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 66 h 55 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA leaving at 09:55. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 12:42.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.

What are the stations on the Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA route?

You can depart from Philadelphia, PA at stations such as Philadelphia, PA. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Los Angeles, CA at the following stations: Los Angeles, CA. 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 Philadelphia, PA and Los Angeles, 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 departures from Philadelphia, PA leave for Los Angeles, CA?

The route from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA is served by providers including Amtrak. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 5 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Philadelphia, PA 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 4 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.