The distance between Kansas City and San Francisco is approximately 1504.48 miles, or 2420.62 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 48 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 46 hours and 8 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.
Typically there are 7 scheduled trains per day. One train company currently travels from Kansas City to San Francisco.
The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Kansas City to San Francisco, with an average of 7 trips per day and 155 monthly trips.
Of the 7 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the train and boarding another train to complete your trip.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Kansas City to San Francisco, which start at £80.24.
Amtrak train tickets from Kansas City to San Francisco start from £150.35, and on average cost £171.63. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to San Francisco. Amtrak in Kansas City leaves from Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd, And in San Francisco trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 3 other train stations.
From Kansas City to San Francisco train travel on Amtrak takes 48 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 46 hours and 8 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £168.77 for a one-way train ticket to San Francisco.