Compare train tickets from San Francisco to Chicago
Schedule & Pricing Info
How much are train tickets from San Francisco to Chicago?
|Fastest Train||53h 0m|
|Trains Per Day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you find cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Chicago?
How long is the train journey from San Francisco to Chicago?
The distance between San Francisco and Chicago is approximately 1855 miles, or 2985 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 72 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 53 hours,
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 Chicago?
There are 4 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.
What train services are there from San Francisco to Chicago?
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 Chicago?
Chicago has one train station:
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Plan your next adventure
- San Francisco