The Los Angeles Amtrak Station is inside Union Station at 800 North Alameda Street. Built in 1939, it is one of the more popular stations in the system, with connections to coastal California and cross-country Amtrak trains, light rail, commuter trains and a variety of other forms of transportation.

Things to Know

  • Rent a car from Hertz, Budget or Avis inside the station
  • You can also rent a bike via Metro Bike Share
  • Metro subway/light rail trains on the gold, purple and red line connect with Union Station in addition to Metrolink commuter trains
  • Other transit options are the Megabus and FlyAway shuttles to and from LAX Airport, which stop outside the station
  • Art and architecture tours of Union Station are open to the public as well as other events

Amtrak Routes

Nearby Hotels

  • Metro Plaza Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Dragon Gate Inn
  • Little Tokyo Hotel
  • Miyako Hotel
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Los Angeles
  • Kawada Hotel

Things to Do

Even though L.A. is a car-centric city, there are a surprising amount of attractions in walking distance of Union Station. Choose from the following destinations or connect with a Metro or regional train to see more L.A. landmarks, including downtown Hollywood via the Metro red line.

  • Museum of Social Justice (3-minute walk)
  • Olvera Street Market (3-minute walk)
  • Los Angeles Plaza Park (3-minute walk)
  • Avila Adobe Museum (4-minute walk)
  • Chinese American Museum (4-minute walk)
  • Pico House (4-minute walk)
  • The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (5-minute walk)
  • Los Angeles Mall (7-minute walk)
  • LA Chinatown (8-minute walk)
  • Velveteria: The Museum of Velvet Art (8-minute walk)
  • Grand Park (12-minute walk)
  • The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (14-minute walk)
  • Japanese American National Museum (14-minute walk)
  • Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (15-minute walk)
  • Los Angeles State Historic Park (16-minute walk)

More Information

Los Angeles Union Station Yelp Reviews
A History of Los Angeles Union Station