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Duration 3 days 9h
Distance 2615.6 miles
Average price $404
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Rochester and California takes 3 days 9h. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Rochester 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. Rochester Amtrak Station
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. Los Angeles
3 days 6h
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Rochester to California train times

Trains run three times a week between Rochester and Los Angeles. The service departs Rochester at 23:12 at night, which arrives into Los Angeles at 05:35. All services require a transfer at Chicago Union Station and take an average of 3 days 9h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Rochester 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.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester station to California station. However, there are services departing from Rochester Amtrak Station and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 6h.

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The distance between Rochester and California is 2215 miles. The road distance is 2615.6 miles.

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

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

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California is 3h behind Rochester. It is currently 11:15 AM in Rochester and 8:15 AM in California.

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

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What companies run services between Rochester and California?

You can take a train from Rochester to Los Angeles via Chicago Union Station in around 3 days 6h.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150

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 Rochester Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $150
Business Seat
$110 - $150
Bedroom
$460 - $950
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 17h
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

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