COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply. Learn More.
Duration 11h 26m
Distance 353.4 miles
Average price $70
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Mountain View and California takes 11h 26m and the fastest train takes 11h 24m. There is at least one train per day from Mountain View 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. San Jose Diridon Station
  2. Los Angeles
12h 12m
$60 - $86

Mountain View to California train times

Trains run once daily between Mountain View and Los Angeles. The service departs Mountain View at 09:36 in the morning, which arrives into Los Angeles at 21:00. All services require a transfer at San Jose Diridon Caltrain and take an average of 11h 26m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Mountain View 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.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United States. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United States.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Mountain View to California station. However, there are services departing from Mountain View Caltrain and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station via San Jose Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 12m.

More details

The distance between Mountain View and California is 191 miles. The road distance is 353.4 miles.

Get driving directions

Mountain View to California train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Jose Diridon Station.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

What companies run services between Mountain View and California?

Amtrak operates a train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 10h 53m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps