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San Francisco to Alton train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$247.50
Shortest Duration57h 0m
Trips per day5
train carriers1
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How to book cheap San Francisco to Alton train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from San Francisco to Alton is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from San Francisco to Alton were $269.00. By booking 3 days out, tickets are on average $119.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from San Francisco to Alton?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Alton by train is at 7:00 AM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 PM on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from San Francisco to Alton has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from San Francisco to Alton, with an average of 5 trips per day and 19 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from San Francisco to Alton. Of the 5 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer San Francisco to Alton train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from San Francisco to Alton from $162.00. There are 5 Amtrak schedules from San Francisco to Alton and you can expect on average to pay $276.32 for a Amtrak ticket to Alton. In San Francisco, Amtrak departs to Alton from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other stations. In Alton, Amtrak arrives at Multi-Modal Transportation Center and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from San Francisco to Alton takes 66 hours and 46 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Alton in 57 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $166.25 for a weekend getaway trip to Alton.

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Avg. Time
18h 46m
Avg. Price
$276.32

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have train departures from San Francisco. Most train trips to Alton will depart from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
Train trips arrive in Alton at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Multi-Modal Transportation Center are the main train stations in Alton for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • Multi-Modal Transportation Center