Find train tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego

LAX — SAN
Dec 9 — Dec 161
Round-trip
1 adult
Los Angeles (LAX)
San Diego (SAN)
Thu 12/9
Thu 12/16

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Average price (round-trip)

$70
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Top tips for finding Los Angeles to San Diego train tickets

  • Plan your trip and avoid the crowds to get the best deal when traveling by train from Los Angeles to San Diego. You’ll find that Fridays and Sundays are generally the busiest travel days for the Pacific Surfliner route that connects the two cities. These peak travel days also tend to bring higher fares. If you have a flexible travel plan, consider riding mid-week when the trains are least crowded to get great train ticket deals.
  • Union Station is the popular departure train station for trains from Los Angeles to San Diego. The station includes restrooms, an Amtrak Metropolitan lounge area, and payphones. Most trains on this route arrive at Santa Fe Depot in San Diego, which has an enclosed waiting area, restrooms, and vending machines.
  • When packing for your train trip, make sure you know about luggage limits onboard. Most Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains from Los Angeles to San Diego do not offer checked baggage service, so you will have to carry your bags with you when boarding the train. You can take two personal items weighing 25 pounds or less and two carry-on bags up to 28x22x11 inches and 50 pounds.
  • Consider which class you’d like to travel in before selecting a train ticket from Los Angeles to San Diego: unreserved coach or business class. Unreserved coach lets you ride on any train journeying from your origin to your destination; hence, you have the flexibility to hop on a train other than the one you selected if your travel plans change. When it comes to business class reservations, you’ll have guaranteed seating on the train you select.
  • 25% of our users found round-trip train tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego for $72 or less.
  • You will generally catch the best train deals if you travel in the evening.

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Book Amtrak tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego (round-trip)

12/29Wed
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
12/29Wed
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/5Wed
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2h 40mAX9-OL7
4/11Mon
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/25Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
2/1Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
12/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/14Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
12/21Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
12/21Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/9Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/15Sat
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/9Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/14Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
2/17Thu
nonstopAmtrak
2h 43mAX9-OL7
2/27Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 50mOL7-AX9
$70
1/5Wed
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/8Sat
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/7Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/9Sun
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2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/7Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/10Mon
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
12/18Sat
nonstopAmtrak
2h 43mAX9-OL7
12/18Sat
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/27Thu
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/27Thu
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/7Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/11Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
12/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
12/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/17Mon
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/18Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/14Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/15Sat
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
12/29Wed
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
12/29Wed
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
1/7Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 43mAX9-OL7
1/9Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70
12/18Sat
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
1/3Mon
nonstopAmtrak
2h 47mOL7-AX9
$70

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Book Amtrak tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego (one-way)

12/17Fri
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
12/13Mon
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/4Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
12/13Mon
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
12/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/9Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/27Thu
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/26Wed
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
12/14Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/27Thu
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
12/14Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
2/13Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
12/25Sat
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/25Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/23Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
12/15Wed
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/9Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
1/30Sun
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35
3/22Tue
nonstopAmtrak
2h 40mAX9-OL7
$35

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