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Duration 3 days 18h
Distance 2769.8 miles
Average price $423
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Dover and California takes 3 days 18h. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Dover 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.


  1. Dover
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Chicago Union Station
  4. Los Angeles
3 days 16h
$344 - $493

Dover to California train times

Trains run three times a week between Dover and Los Angeles. The service departs Dover at 13:58 in the afternoon, which arrives into Los Angeles at 05:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3 days 18h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to California station. However, there are services departing from Dover and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 16h.

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The distance between Dover and California is 2386 miles. The road distance is 2769.8 miles.

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Dover to California train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Dover station.

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

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California is 3h behind Dover. It is currently 11:24 AM in Dover and 8:24 AM in California.

There are 10+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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