Duration 2 days 21h
Distance 2574.1 miles
Average price $340
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Buffalo and California takes 2 days 21h and the fastest train takes 2 days 19h. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Buffalo to California. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Buffalo Depew Station
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. Los Angeles
2 days 7h
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$281 - $409

Buffalo to California train times

Trains run six times a week between Buffalo and Los Angeles. The service departs Buffalo at 12:55 in the afternoon, which arrives into Los Angeles at 08:00. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 21h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Buffalo to California? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to California station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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The distance between Buffalo and California is 2151 miles. The road distance is 2574.1 miles.

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Buffalo to California train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Buffalo Depew Station.

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Buffalo to California train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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California is 3h behind Buffalo. It is currently 4:37 PM in Buffalo and 1:37 PM in California.

There are eight+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Buffalo and California?

You can take a train from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 7h.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$460 - $650

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