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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Francisco to Hayward?

Lowest Price€14.76
Fastest Train1h 24m
Trains Per Day9
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Francisco to Hayward right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from San Francisco to Hayward?

In the last month, €14.76 was the average price of a train ticket from San Francisco, CA to Hayward, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from San Francisco to Hayward?

The distance between San Francisco and Hayward is approximately 20 miles, or 32 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 24 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from San Francisco to Hayward are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs San Francisco at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from San Francisco to Hayward?

There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hayward to San Francisco. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from San Francisco to Hayward for €13.50.

Which train should you take from San Francisco to Hayward?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects San Francisco, California to Hayward, California. However, there are 9 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak92h 1m€14.76

Where is the train station in San Francisco?

There are two stations in San Francisco where you can board the train to Hayward:

  • 425 Mission St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St

Where is the train station in Hayward?

Hayward has one train station:

  • 22555 Meekland Ave

Price trends for trains from San Francisco to Hayward

Monthly average prices

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