Train Austin, TX - Los Angeles, CA prices from $54.15

04/18/2024
+ Add return
Stay with Booking.com
Start From
$54.15

Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train

The journey from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train is 1,226.43 mi and takes 51 hr 14 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:31 AM and the last at 6:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train for as little as $54.15 or as much as $393.22. The best price for this journey is $54.15.

Lowest Price$54.15
Journey Duration51 hr 14 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$54.15
Highest Price$393.22
First Departure9:31 AM
Last Departure6:30 PM
Distance1,226.43 mi
DepartureAustin, TX
ArrivalLos Angeles, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

Traveling from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA?

The prices for train tickets from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA will cost $54.15. The average train ticket price is approximately $189.62. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
On average, you can expect to spend around $189.62 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA.

How much time will it take to go from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train?

Traveling from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train will usually take 51 hr 14 min. This journey covers a distance of 1,226.43 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 51 hr 14 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA runs for about 1,226.43 mi and usually takes approximately 51 hr 14 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 37 hr 5 min. If you are trying to get from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA leave?

The first daily departure from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA leaves at 9:31 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 6:30 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Austin, TX at 9:31 AM, and the last departure will leave at 6:30 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA?

You can depart from Austin, TX at stations such as Austin TX (AUS). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Los Angeles, CA at the following stations: Los Angeles International Airport,Los Angeles (Americanstar). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA take place each day?

The route from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Austin, TX 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA

Cheap train tickets from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA

The cheapest Austin, TX - Los Angeles, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $22.41 if you’re lucky, or $212.96 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $324.88.

Find the best day to travel to Los Angeles, CA by train

When travelling to Los Angeles, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Services on board Amtrak from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA
Compare services on board when travelling from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train.
Facilities Amtrak
quiet_zone Quiet zone check
wifi WiFi check
power_sockets Power sockets check
luggage Luggage check
accessibility Accessibility check
food_and_drink Food and drink check
air_con Air conditioning check
bicycle Bicycle check
sleeper_couchette Sleeper check

Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
138.16kg
Bus
148.03kg
Flight
394.75kg
Car
315.8kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA are 138.16kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA? By taking the train between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA you will save 256.59kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 9.87kg compared to a bus and 177.64kg compared to a car.

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA?
A train ticket from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA is $189.62. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $54.15.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA is $54.15. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA by train?
Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA is 1,226.43 mi.
How long does the train between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA take?
Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA is on average 51 hr 14 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 37 hr 5 min.
How many train connections per day go from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA?
Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA leave?
The earliest train from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA departs at 9:31 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA depart?
The latest train from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA departs at 6:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $54.15 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Austin, TX to go to Los Angeles, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA is 37 hr 5 min.
Is there a direct train from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA by train?
The train journey from Austin, TX to Los Angeles, CA creates 138.16kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from Austin, TX

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from Austin, TX

Other destinations from Austin, TX

Main routes to Los Angeles, CA

Related routes

Other popular routes