Los Angeles Union Train Station California!
Union Station Los Angeles California, is where Amtrak, Greyhound and the Metro, subway and light rail, five lines originates from. An unlimited local travel monthly pass may be purchased for $62 at the Los Angeles Union Station Downtown. Check for price changes.
LA’s Union Station is one of the last grand train depots in America, and it’s an architectural jewel built in the California Mission style. The 1939 building contains a stunning three story waiting room with a beautiful wood beamed ceiling, mosaic marbled floors and archways leading to palm tree lined patios.
The comfortable old original wooden chairs are a great place to sit and soak up the atmosphere. There is a small food court, restrooms and pay phones available.
From here you can take the Red Line subway downtown and explore more of the City of Los Angeles. Amtrack trains leave several times a day from the Union Station’s second level, bound for Santa Barbara or San Diego, and to points in between. By the way these train routes are very scenic, running mostly along the coast with gorgeous ocean views.
For general information call: (213)683-6875. How to get to Union Station in Los Angeles: Exit Hollywood Freeway (101 at Alameda Street, go north to Union Station.
Los Angeles Union Station Address
The Union Station is located at 800 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles Ca 90012. Phone: (800)872-7245.
Los Angeles Union Train Station
The Union Station is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Restrooms and payphones are available as well as Quick Track ticket machines and baggage services.
Another View of Union Station Interiors
Union Station Los Angeles Parking
Long term parking is $10 per day. Short term parking has hourly rates of $4. Check for rate increases. (800)872-7245. Additional parking available at the MTA Building next door.
Amtrak Union Station Los Angeles
Amtrak has 24 hour service 7 days a week, as well as ticket machines and baggage service at the Downtown Union Station. For Rail Service: call (800)872-7245, or Go To www.tickets.amtrak.com for more detailed information.
Hotels Near Los Angeles Union Station
Days Inn Downtown
located right across from the Union Station. Phone: (213)680-0200.
New Otani Hotel
about half a mile away next door to Little Tokyo. Phone: (213)629-1200.
Los Angeles Marriott Downtown
about one mile from the Union Station. Phone: (800)805-8210.
Los Angeles Local Public Metro Transit Lines
There are five Metro Transit Lines serving the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area for commuting.
The Blue Line
light rail, running from Downtown Los Angeles to Long Beach.
The Red Line
subway, originates from Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles and runs through Hollywood, ending in North Hollywood.
The Green Line
light rail, takes commuters through South-Central communities between Redondo Beach and Norwalk.
The Gold Line
light rail, connects Union Station with Pasadena.
The Purple Line
subway, runs from Union Station in Los Angeles to Mid – Wilshire.
Los Angeles Union Station Schedules And Fares
Fares at press time were $1.25 per boarding. Maps, timetables, tickets and passes can be purchased in person at the Metro Customer service Center at the Union Station in Los Angeles.
Phone: (213)922-6235. Online, Go To www.mta.net for Metro and Bus timetables, and to download the “Riders Guide“.
Metro Link Trains
The Metro link trains offer commuter service to Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Phone: (800)371-5465. or Go to www.metrolinktrains.com for complete information and schedules.