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Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA by train

The journey from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA by train is 298.91 mi and takes 19 hr 50 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:30 AM and the last at 10:15 AM. It is possible to travel from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA by train for as little as $181.97 or as much as $181.97. The best price for this journey is $181.97.

Lowest Price$181.97
Journey Duration19 hr 50 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$181.97
Highest Price$181.97
First Departure7:30 AM
Last Departure10:15 AM
Distance298.91 mi
DeparturePhoenix, AZ
ArrivalSan Diego, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA Train Times

Departure date
Monday, May 27, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA?

Prices will vary when you travel from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $181.97 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $181.97, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, a train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA will cost you $181.97. 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.

How long does the journey from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA take by train?

The journey between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA by train is approximately 298.91 mi. It will take you more or less 19 hr 50 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA covers a distance of 298.91 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 19 hr 50 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 19 hr 26 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Phoenix, AZ at 7:30 AM, and the last departure will leave at 10:15 AM. 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, 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. The first journey of the night departs from Phoenix, AZ at 7:30 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 10:15 AM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA route?

You will be able to leave Phoenix, AZ by using stations such as Phoenix Greyhound Station,Phoenix, Sky Train Station,Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). These connect you to stations including San Diego (Balboa Park),San Diego CA - Santa Fe Depot (SAN),San Diego (Downtown - Seaport),San Diego, CA - Old Town in San Diego, 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 Phoenix, AZ or in San Diego, CA, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA take place each day?

The route from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, 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 Phoenix, AZ 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 4 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, 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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The cheapest Phoenix, AZ - San Diego, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $79.38 if you’re lucky, or $96.94 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $116.73.

Find the best day to travel to San Diego, CA by train

When travelling to San Diego, 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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Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
33.67kg
Bus
36.08kg
Flight
96.21kg
Car
76.97kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA are 33.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA? By taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA you will save 62.54kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.41kg compared to a bus and 43.3kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA?
A train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA is $181.97. 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 $181.97.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA is $181.97. 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 Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA by train?
Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA is 298.91 mi.
How long does the train between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA take?
Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA is on average 19 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 19 hr 26 min.
How many train connections per day go from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA?
Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA leave?
The earliest train from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA departs at 7:30 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA depart?
The latest train from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA departs at 10:15 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, 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 $181.97 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 Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA is 19 hr 26 min.
Is there a direct train from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA by train?
The train journey from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA creates 33.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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