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San Diego, CA to Austin, TX by train

The journey from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX by train is 1,155.89 mi and takes 40 hr 33 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:35 PM and the last at 4:05 PM. It is possible to travel from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX by train for as little as $139.13 or as much as $171.21. The best price for this journey is $139.13.

Lowest Price$139.13
Journey Duration40 hr 33 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$139.13
Highest Price$171.21
First Departure1:35 PM
Last Departure4:05 PM
Distance1,155.89 mi
DepartureSan Diego, CA
ArrivalAustin, TX
CarriersAmtrak

San Diego, CA to Austin, TX Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX by train?

On average, a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX will cost you $161.32. 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 $139.13. 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.
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Prices will vary when you travel from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX. On average, though, you'll pay about $161.32 for a train ticket. 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.

How long does it take to get from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX by train?

With a distance of 1,155.89 mi between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX, it will usually take 40 hr 33 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 40 hr 33 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX is around 1,155.89 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 40 hr 33 min. However, the fastest routes between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX take 39 hr 18 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.

What time are the first and last departures from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX, which usually leaves at 1:35 PM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 4:05 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX leaves at 1:35 PM, while the last journey sets out at 4:05 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX. 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.

What are the stations on the San Diego, CA to Austin, TX route?

You can depart from San Diego, CA at stations such as San Diego, CA - Old Town,San Diego (Balboa Park),San Diego (Downtown - Seaport),San Diego CA - Santa Fe Depot (SAN). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Austin, TX at the following stations: Austin TX (AUS). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in San Diego, CA and Austin, TX. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX are there every day?

The route from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX 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 San Diego, CA 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX, 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 San Diego, CA to Austin, TX. 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 San Diego, CA to Austin, TX
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX, 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 San Diego, CA to Austin, TX.

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 San Diego, CA to Austin, TX

The cheapest San Diego, CA - Austin, TX train tickets can be found for as low as $33.20 if you’re lucky, or $70.42 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Austin, TX by train

When travelling to Austin, TX 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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San Diego, CA to Austin, TX CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
130.22kg
Bus
139.52kg
Flight
372.05kg
Car
297.64kg
What are the CO2 emissions from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX are 130.22kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX? By taking the train between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX you will save 241.83kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 9.3kg compared to a bus and 167.42kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX?
A train ticket from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX is $161.32. 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 $139.13.
What's the cheapest train ticket from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX is $139.13. 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 San Diego, CA and Austin, TX by train?
San Diego, CA to Austin, TX is 1,155.89 mi.
How long does the train between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX take?
San Diego, CA to Austin, TX is on average 40 hr 33 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 39 hr 18 min.
How many train connections per day go from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX?
San Diego, CA to Austin, TX has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX leave?
The earliest train from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX departs at 1:35 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 San Diego, CA to Austin, TX depart?
The latest train from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX departs at 4:05 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 San Diego, CA to Austin, TX 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 $139.13 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 San Diego, CA to Austin, TX by train?
The fastest journey time by train between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX is 39 hr 18 min.
Is there a direct train from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX?
Yes, there is a direct train between San Diego, CA and Austin, TX.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Diego, CA to Austin, TX by train?
The train journey from San Diego, CA to Austin, TX creates 130.22kg of CO2 emissions.

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