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Cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Tucson


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from San Francisco to Tucson?

Lowest Price£75.08
Fastest Train20h 33m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Tucson?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Francisco to Tucson 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 Tucson was £76.31. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £19.69 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 ride from San Francisco to Tucson?

The distance between San Francisco and Tucson is approximately 754.79 miles, or 1214.41 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 28 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 20 hours and 33 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from San Francisco to Tucson?

On Thursday trains from San Francisco to Tucson 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from San Francisco to Tucson?

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Tucson. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Tucson route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Tucson, usually offering 6.2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Tucson, 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 Coach tickets from San Francisco to Tucson, which start at £77.53.

One train company connects San Francisco to Tucson


Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Tucson start from £75.08, and on average cost £83.73. Daily there are 6.2 Amtrak schedules to Tucson. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from 425 Mission St and 2 other stations. And in Tucson trains arrive at 400 N Toole Ave,

From San Francisco to Tucson train travel on Amtrak takes 28 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Tucson faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 20 hours and 33 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3.333333 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £84.47 for a one-way train ticket to Tucson.

Avg. Time
1d 4h 43m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 train stations in San Francisco with trains to Tucson. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 425 Mission St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
There is one train station where trains from San Francisco arrive in Tucson:
  • 400 N Toole Ave

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