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Duration 3 days 12h
Distance 2796 miles
Average price $400
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Los Angeles and New Jersey takes 3 days 12h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Los Angeles to New Jersey. 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 via New Orleans

  1. Los Angeles Union Station
  2. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Newark
3 days 4h
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$312 - $442

Los Angeles to New Jersey train times

Trains run twice a week between Los Angeles and Newark. The service departs Los Angeles at 22:00 at night, which arrives into Newark at 13:25. All services require a transfer at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and take an average of 3 days 12h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to New Jersey station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Newark Penn Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and New Jersey is 2442 miles. The road distance is 2796 miles.

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Los Angeles to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles Union Station.

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Los Angeles to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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New Jersey is 3h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 3:35 PM in Los Angeles and 6:35 PM in New Jersey.

There are 33+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles and New Jersey?

You can take a train from Los Angeles to Newark via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal in around 3 days 4h.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Premium
$480 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Seat
$410 - $600
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Premium
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Train from Chicago Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
26h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Seat
$240 - $350

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