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Journey details

Best price $ 213.10
Journey duration 67 h 49 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 06:26
Last departure 06:26
Distance 1,967.9 mi

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much do train tickets from Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA cost?

On average, a train ticket from Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA will cost you $ 247.13. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 213.10. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Trains from Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA

How long will it take me to travel from Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA by train?

The journey from Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA covers a distance of 1,968.5 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 63 h 1 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 54 h 3 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 Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA leave?

The first journey of the night departs from Detroit, MI at 00:33. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 06:26. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Detroit, MI and San Diego, CA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA route?

In Detroit, MI, departure stations include Detroit, MI. When you arrive in San Diego, CA, you may be able to disembark at stations such as San Diego, CA. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Detroit, MI to San Diego, CA?

On average, there are 2.5 daily departures from Detroit, MI to San Diego, 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 4 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Amtrak, 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 departures from Detroit, MI which travel directly to San Diego, CA. There are 2.5 journeys with one change or more.