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Best price $ 197
Journey duration 69 h 27 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 18:30
Last departure 16:05
Distance 2,294.1 mi

Your journey from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA?

On average, a train ticket from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA will cost you $ 239.32. 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 $ 196.92. 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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Trains from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA

How much time will it take to go from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA by train?

The journey between Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA by train usually takes 69 h 49 min to cover a distance of 2,294.1 mi. The shortest journey from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA will take you 62 h 55 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Los Angeles, CA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Washington, DC at 05:00, and the last departure will leave at 16:05. 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 Washington, DC to Los Angeles, 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA?

In Washington, DC, departure stations include Washington, DC. When you arrive in Los Angeles, CA, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Los Angeles, 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 journeys from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA take place each day?

If you want to get from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA, you can travel with providers such as Amtrak. You will find a maximum number of 3 departures per day. On average, there are 2 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.