Duration 2h 57m
Distance 121.3 miles
Average price $35
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between San Diego and Los Angeles takes 2h 57m and the fastest train takes 2h 46m. There is a train service every few hours from San Diego to Los Angeles. 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 Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Los Angeles
2h 59m
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$30 - $45

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between San Diego and Los Angeles is 112 miles. The road distance is 121.3 miles.

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San Diego to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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San Diego to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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What companies run services between San Diego and Los Angeles?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 59m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70

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