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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 San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA. 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 does it cost to get from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA by train?

On average, a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA will cost you $ 456.48. 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 $ 347.10. 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.

Journey Details

Best price $ 482.10
Journey duration 87 h 34 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 13:35
Last departure 13:42
Distance 1,887.1 mi
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Amtrak
Duration: 87 h 31 min
San Diego, CA - Atlanta, GA
13:42 - 08:13
$ 482.10
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Amtrak
Duration: 87 h 38 min
San Diego, CA - Atlanta, GA
13:35 - 08:13
$ 482.65

How long does it take to get from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA by train?

The distance between San Diego, CA and Atlanta, GA is around 1,887.7 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 85 h 44 min. However, the fastest routes between San Diego, CA and Atlanta, GA take 72 h 30 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA leave?

The first departure of the night from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA leaves at 04:35, while the last journey sets out at 13:42. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between San Diego, CA and Atlanta, GA. 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.

Which stations can I use on the San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA route?

In San Diego, CA, departure stations include San Diego, CA. When you arrive in Atlanta, GA, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Atlanta, GA. 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 journeys from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 2 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Amtrak. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 2 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from San Diego, CA to Atlanta, GA varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

San Diego, CA

Destination stations

Atlanta, GA
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