Cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Newark


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How much are train tickets from San Francisco to Newark?

Lowest Price£187.74
Fastest77h 40m
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How do you find 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 £196.70. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £106.33 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 Newark?

The distance between San Francisco and Newark is approximately 2558.29 miles, or 4116.13 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 79 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 77 hours and 40 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 Newark?

On Monday 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between San Francisco to Newark

Typically there are 9 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 9 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 Coach tickets from San Francisco to Newark, which start at £126.98.

One train company connects San Francisco to Newark


Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Newark start from £187.74, and on average cost £257.71. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St and 3 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 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 77 hours and 40 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £237.32 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 4 different stations that serve train trips to Newark that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in San Francisco are:
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 425 Mission St
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
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. These are the busiest arriving stations in Newark:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport