Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego

Showing times and prices for 30 Jan

Cheapest

£29

Average

£29

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Los Angeles to San Diego will cost around £ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 29.

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12:10Union Station2h40 14:50Old Town Station
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£291One-way
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22:20Union Station2h40 01:00Old Town Station
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£291One-way
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11:10Union Station2h43 13:53Old Town Station
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£291One-way
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07:10Union Station2h40 09:50Old Town Station
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£291One-way
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17:10Union Station2h40 19:50Old Town Station
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£291One-way

Train schedule Los Angeles to San Diego

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 30 Jan
06:10Union Station2h54 09:04Santa Fe Depot
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06:10Union Station2h40 08:50Old Town Station
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07:10Union Station2h54 10:04Santa Fe Depot
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07:10Union Station2h40 09:50Old Town Station
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10:10Union Station2h57 13:07Santa Fe Depot
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10:10Union Station2h43 12:53Old Town Station
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11:10Union Station2h57 14:07Santa Fe Depot
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11:10Union Station2h43 13:53Old Town Station
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12:10Union Station2h40 14:50Old Town Station
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12:10Union Station2h54 15:04Santa Fe Depot
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15:10Union Station2h54 18:04Santa Fe Depot
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15:10Union Station2h40 17:50Old Town Station
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17:10Union Station2h54 20:04Santa Fe Depot
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17:10Union Station2h40 19:50Old Town Station
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18:10Union Station2h54 21:04Santa Fe Depot
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18:10Union Station2h40 20:50Old Town Station
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19:10Union Station2h54 22:04Santa Fe Depot
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19:10Union Station2h40 21:50Old Town Station
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22:20Union Station2h40 01:00Old Town Station
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22:20Union Station2h54 01:14Santa Fe Depot
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Sat
29 Jan
£29Amtrak
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£238American Airlines
Sun
30 Jan
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Mon
31 Jan
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Tue
1 Feb
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Wed
2 Feb
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3 Feb
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Fri
4 Feb
£28Amtrak
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Sat
5 Feb
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Sun
6 Feb
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Mon
7 Feb
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Tue
8 Feb
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Wed
9 Feb
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Thu
10 Feb
£28Amtrak
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Fri
11 Feb
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Sat
12 Feb
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Sun
13 Feb
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Mon
14 Feb
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Tue
15 Feb
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£74skywest airlines
Wed
16 Feb
£28Amtrak
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Thu
17 Feb
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Fri
18 Feb
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Fastest train times from Los Angeles to San Diego

Showing times and prices for 30 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

2 h 47 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

180 km

Of the 20 trains that leave Los Angeles for San Diego every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 180 km distance in an average of 2 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 57 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
12:10Union Station2h40 14:50Old Town Station
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£291One-way
Fastest
22:20Union Station2h40 01:00Old Town Station
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£291One-way
Fastest
07:10Union Station2h40 09:50Old Town Station
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£291One-way
Fastest
17:10Union Station2h40 19:50Old Town Station
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£291One-way
Fastest
19:10Union Station2h40 21:50Old Town Station
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£291One-way

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Overview: Train from Los Angeles to San Diego

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Los Angeles to San Diego cover the 111 miles (179 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £29, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £28.

Train companies: Amtrak trains Los Angeles to San Diego

Travel between Los Angeles and San Diego from £28 with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Los Angeles to San Diego, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Los Angeles to San Diego with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 56 min
  • Average Price: £28
  • Amtrak frequency: 7 a day

When you buy your Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to San Diego from Los Angeles for as low as £28  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Los Angeles to San Diego?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to San Diego from Los Angeles is £29  one way.

How far is it from Los Angeles to San Diego by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to San Diego from Los Angeles via train to be approximately 111 miles (179 km).

How many hours does it take from Los Angeles to San Diego by train?

On average the Los Angeles to San Diego train time is 2 h 40 min  covering the 111 miles (179 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train providers can get me from Los Angeles to San Diego?

For the route from Los Angeles to San Diego you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Los Angeles to San Diego on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Are there any Los Angeles to San Diego direct trains?

Yes, there are 7 direct trains between Los Angeles and San Diego per day with Amtrak  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

How many train services are there between Los Angeles and San Diego a day?

The average number of trains departing Los Angeles for San Diego is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The first Los Angeles to San Diego train departs at 06: 20   and the last train from Los Angeles to San Diego leaves at 23: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Los Angeles to San Diego train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I purchase Los Angeles San Diego train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train between Los Angeles and San Diego to cost on average £29 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Los Angeles to San Diego train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.