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Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA by train

The journey from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA by train is 1,934.84 mi and takes 82 hr 43 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:00 PM and the last at 6:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA by train for as little as $267.89 or as much as $481.78. The best price for this journey is $267.89.

Lowest Price$267.89
Journey Duration82 hr 43 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$267.89
Highest Price$481.78
First Departure6:00 PM
Last Departure6:00 PM
Distance1,934.84 mi
DepartureLos Angeles, CA
ArrivalAtlanta, GA
CarriersAmtrak

Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

Take the train from Los Angeles, CA, to Atlanta, GA

Embark on a unique train journey from Los Angeles, CA, to Atlanta, GA, typically lasting around 82 hr 43 min. With approximately 1 train departures daily, the average ticket price is about $361.85, but you can find fares starting from $267.89.

The majority of services on this route are provided by Amtrak, with the primary routes being the Sunset Limited and the Crescent lines, offering a glimpse into the diverse landscapes of the American continent. Depart from the dynamic cityscape of Los Angeles, California, traverse the majestic deserts of the Southwest, through the heartland, and finally arrive in the bustling city of Atlanta, Georgia.

Passengers have a choice of sleeping accommodations, ranging from Roomettes, which offer cozy spaces with seats that convert into beds, to larger Bedrooms with queen-sized beds and private bathrooms. Family Rooms are also available on Superliner trains and can accommodate up to four people, featuring full-sized beds, additional storage, and a private restroom. Please note these accommodations are booked as entire units, not just single beds.

Onboard dining facilities include a Cafe Car, where all passengers can enjoy a variety of carryout-style food options. Meanwhile, a full-service Dining Car is typically prioritized for those in sleeper classes, with meals included in the ticket price. Coach passengers can also dine here for an additional cost, subject to availability.

Start your journey at Los Angeles Union Station, connected to the local Metro Rail and bus lines, making it easily accessible from various parts of the city. The station provides facilities such as a waiting area, restrooms, and a ticket office.
Your destination is the Atlanta Peachtree Station, an inviting colonial-style building in the Brookwood Hills neighborhood. It offers connections to local buses, MARTA trains, and regional trains. Facilities include a waiting room, ticket office, restrooms, and a vending machine.

Experience the city's blend of cultures, cuisines, and landscapes in Atlanta. From the renowned Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola to the historic Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, there's an abundance of sights to explore in the "City in a Forest."

When planning your train trip from Los Angeles to Atlanta, use Virail to compare thousands of rail, bus, and flight routes to find the best price possible. Our comprehensive price calendar below lists the most cost-effective travel options between these two cities.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA, 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 Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA.

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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The cheapest Los Angeles, CA - Atlanta, GA train tickets can be found for as low as $157.09 if you’re lucky, or $296.03 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $513.87.

Find the best day to travel to Atlanta, GA by train

When travelling to Atlanta, GA 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 Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA
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Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
217.97kg
Bus
233.54kg
Flight
622.76kg
Car
498.21kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA are 217.97kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA? By taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA you will save 404.79kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 15.57kg compared to a bus and 280.24kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA?
A train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA is $361.85. 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 $267.89.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA is $267.89. 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 Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA by train?
Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA is 1,934.84 mi.
How long does the train between Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA take?
Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA is on average 82 hr 43 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 82 hr 13 min.
How many train connections per day go from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA?
Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA leave?
The earliest train from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA departs at 6:00 PM. 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 Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA depart?
The latest train from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA departs at 6:00 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 Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA 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 $267.89 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 Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA is 82 hr 13 min.
Is there a direct train from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA by train?
The train journey from Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA creates 217.97kg of CO2 emissions.

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