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How much are train tickets from Berkeley to San Francisco?

Lowest Price$11.50
Fastest Train0h 32m
Trains Per Day24
Train Lines1
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Berkeley-San Francisco Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Berkeley to San Francisco 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 Berkeley to San Francisco?

In the last month, $11.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Berkeley, CA to San Francisco, CA. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Berkeley, CA and San Francisco, CA is approximately 10 miles, or 17 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 32 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to San Francisco.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Berkeley to San Francisco are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Saturday 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 Berkeley at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Berkeley to San Francisco?

There are 24 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 San Francisco to Berkeley.

What train services are there from Berkeley to San Francisco?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Berkeley, California to San Francisco, California. However, there are 24 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak240h 42m$11.50

Where is the train station in Berkeley?

There is one train station in Berkeley:

  • 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St

Where is the train station in San Francisco?

There are more train stations and stops in San Francisco than most cities. Most trains from Berkeley will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in San Francisco:

  • 425 Mission St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf

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