The Sunset Limited is an Amtrak route that runs between California and Louisiana.
The first travel was in 1894.
Since then Sunset Limited train has carried thousand of passengers.
This train line covers the nation's second transcontinental route.
Sunset Limited train travels across five American States. They are:
The train travel starts in Los Angeles and ends in New Orleans.
The distance traveled is 1995 miles or 3211 km during all journey.
The travel time is about 48 hours.
There are 20 train stops on the way.
This travel happens three times a week, in each way.
There is at least one train schedule to San Antonio every day.
The lowest ticket price is $79, and the highest ticket fares $271 per seat.
This travel takes 15 hours.
There are two schedules to Tucson daily.
The cheapest ticket is $115, and the highest train ticket is $222 per seat.
This travel takes 18 hours.
At least three train schedules are leaving New Orleans to Los Angeles daily.
The lowest ticket price is $136, and the highest fare is $350, per seat.
This journey takes 46 hours.
Before buying a train ticket, you should decide which ticket fare fits better in your travel.
Amtrak offers four types of prices.
Saver: It is the cheapest ticket available.
Value: It is more expensive than the Saver, but Value prices allow some refund options.
Flexible: The flexible fares offer full refunds when requested, without any fee.
In a Sunset Limited journey, some onboard services are offered to improve your trip experience.Amenities Dining Car
In long distances travels, Amtrak offers a full service of meals prepared onboard.
There are lunch, breakfast and dinner time.
The Sunset Limited menu is available at Amtrak.com.
This service is paid.
You can make the payment using credit or debit cards.Lounge Cars
The Lounge car is the right choice for snack time.
There are available carry-out style foods, like sandwiches, snacks, pizza, and beverages.
This service is paid, as well.
You should pay using debit or credit cards.Checked Baggage Service
Traveling in a Sunset Limited Train, you can check your baggage for free.
You can carry on up to two pieces of luggage (50 lbs - 75 linear inches)
If you need to check extra bags, you should pay $20 for each one.
This service is available only if your origin and destination stations offer checked baggage.
It is an excellent option for family travel.
Lower Berth with ladder:
2 Childs berths:
This sleeping accommodation has ample space for a wheelchair.
You can carry your pets onboard if your trip lasting up to seven hours.
Only small dogs and cats up to 25 pounds can travel.
The fare for carrying on your pet is $25.
For more details call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit an Amtrak station.
22 train stations are serving Sunset Limited route.
The main are:
New Orleans Phone Number: +1 800-872-7245
Features on New Orleans Train Station
Phone Number: +1 800-872-7245
Features on Tucson Train Station
Phone Number: +1 800-872-7245
Features on LA Union Station