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San Francisco to New York train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$186.00
Shortest Duration77h 0m
Trips per day12
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How to book cheap San Francisco to New York train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from San Francisco to New York is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from San Francisco to New York were $257.28. By booking 15 days out, tickets are on average $46.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to New York by train is at 7:00 AM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 7:00 AM on Tuesday 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 New York has the most daily schedules

On average there are 12 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from San Francisco to New York, with an average of 12 trips per day and 238 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from San Francisco to New York. Of the 12 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from San Francisco to New York starts at $168.00.

1 carriers offer San Francisco to New York train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from San Francisco to New York from $186.00. There are 12 Amtrak schedules from San Francisco to New York and you can expect on average to pay $316.02 for a Amtrak ticket to New York. In San Francisco, Amtrak departs to New York from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other stations. In New York, Amtrak arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from San Francisco to New York takes 80 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to New York in 77 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay $307.78 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

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Avg. Time
8h 40m
Avg. Price
$316.02

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 New York 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 New York at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Penn Station are the main train stations in New York for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • Penn Station