Compare train tickets from San Francisco to Palm Springs
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How much are train tickets from San Francisco to Palm Springs?
|Fastest Train||12h 15m|
|Trains Per Day||6|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do you find cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Palm Springs?
How long is the train journey from San Francisco to Palm Springs?
The distance between San Francisco and Palm Springs is approximately 427 miles, or 688 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 17 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 15 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
When are the first and last trains of the day?
How many trains per day run from San Francisco to Palm Springs?
There are 6 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 Palm Springs to San Francisco. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from San Francisco to Palm Springs for $39.00.
What train services are there from San Francisco to Palm Springs?
Where is the train station in San Francisco?
There is one train station in San Francisco:
- 425 Mission St
Where is the train station in Palm Springs?
There are more train stations and stops in Palm Springs than most cities. Most trains from San Francisco will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Palm Springs:
- Palm Springs Station Rd
- SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
- SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr
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