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Journey details

Best price $ 232.10
Journey duration 74 h 23 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 11:00
Last departure 16:05
Distance 2,269.9 mi

Traveling from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA with Virail

What's the best way to get from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $ 291.53 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $ 232.10, 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.

Trains from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA

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

The journey between Washington, DC and San Diego, CA by train usually takes 74 h 17 min to cover a distance of 2,269.9 mi. The shortest journey from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA will take you 68 h 31 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 San Diego, 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.

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

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 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.

What are the stations on the Washington, DC to San Diego, CA route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Washington, DC and San Diego, CA. You can start your journey in Washington, DC at stations such as Washington, DC. These connect to stations including San Diego, CA in San Diego, CA. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA.

How many times a day do departures from Washington, DC leave for San Diego, CA?

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 4 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Amtrak, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of departures from Washington, DC which travel directly to San Diego, CA. There are 4 journeys with one change or more.