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Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA by train

The journey from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA by train is 2,117.38 mi and takes 80 hr 33 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:46 AM and the last at 2:45 AM. It is possible to travel from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA by train for as little as $218.49 or as much as $309.39. The best price for this journey is $218.49.

Lowest Price$218.49
Journey Duration80 hr 33 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$218.49
Highest Price$309.39
First Departure1:46 AM
Last Departure2:45 AM
Distance2,117.38 mi
DepartureCharlotte, NC
ArrivalLos Angeles, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA?

When you're traveling from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $244.26. You might be able to find prices as low as $218.49, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $244.26. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA by train?

Traveling from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA by train will usually take 80 hr 33 min. This journey covers a distance of 2,117.38 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 80 hr 33 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 from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA covers a distance of 2,117.38 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 80 hr 33 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 77 hr 50 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What are the stations on the Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA route?

You will be able to leave Charlotte, NC by using stations such as Charlotte (Freedom Dr),Charlotte Douglas International. These connect you to stations including Los Angeles (Americanstar),Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, CA. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Charlotte, NC or in Los Angeles, CA, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA?

On average, there are 1 daily departures from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Charlotte, NC which travel directly to Los Angeles, CA. There are 1 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Charlotte, NC 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 Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Charlotte, NC 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 Charlotte, NC 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.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA

The cheapest Charlotte, NC - Los Angeles, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $30.01 if you’re lucky, or $77.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

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!

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Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
238.53kg
Bus
255.57kg
Flight
681.52kg
Car
545.21kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA are 238.53kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA? By taking the train between Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA you will save 442.99kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 17.04kg compared to a bus and 306.68kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA?
A train ticket from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA is $244.26. 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 $218.49.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA is $218.49. 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 Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA by train?
Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA is 2,117.38 mi.
How long does the train between Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA take?
Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA is on average 80 hr 33 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 77 hr 50 min.
How many train connections per day go from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA?
Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA leave?
The earliest train from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA departs at 1:46 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 Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA depart?
The latest train from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA departs at 2:45 AM. 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 Charlotte, NC 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 $218.49 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA is 77 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct train from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA by train?
The train journey from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA creates 238.53kg of CO2 emissions.

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