Cheap San Francisco to Newark  train tickets

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How much are San Francisco to Newark train tickets?

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How to buy cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Newark ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Francisco to Newark is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from San Francisco to Newark was $409.41. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 11 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $98.89 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from San Francisco to Newark ? What is the distance between San Francisco to Newark ?

The distance between San Francisco to Newark is 2558.29 miles or 4116.13 km. A train trip from San Francisco to Newark typically takes 80 hours, If you are looking to get to Newark faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 77 hours and 46 minutes to get from San Francisco to Newark.

Going from San Francisco to Newark by train takes over 80 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Wednesday trains from San Francisco to Newark are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between San Francisco to Newark

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to Newark. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Newark route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Newark, usually offering 10 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Newark, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Francisco to Newark, which start at $243.93.

One train carrier connects San Francisco to Newark

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Newark start from $317.77, and on average cost $459.46. Daily there are 10 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other stations. And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From San Francisco to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 80 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 78 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $424.65 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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Avg. Time
3d 8h 21m
Avg. Price
$459.46

Plan your next adventure:

There are 3 different stations that serve train trips to Newark that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Newark. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is Penn Station, Newark Intl Airport.
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport