Cheap St Paul to San Francisco train tickets

switcheroo

Key Stats

How much are St Paul to San Francisco train tickets?

Lowest Price$215.00
Fastest60h 35m
Daily Schedules1
train carriers1
Lowest prices
We partner with 100s of bus, train & ferry operators to find you the best fares.
No wanderu fees
We simply offer you the lowest prices directly from the carrier.
Best travel options
We offer the safest & most reliable options on millions of routes.

How to find cheap train tickets from St Paul to San Francisco ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Saint Paul to San Francisco is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Saint Paul to San Francisco was $215.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $77.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from St Paul to San Francisco ? How far is St Paul to San Francisco ?

The distance between St Paul to San Francisco is 1590.50 miles or 2559.01 km. A train trip from St Paul to San Francisco typically takes 60 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 60 hours and 35 minutes to get from Saint Paul to San Francisco.

Going from Saint Paul to San Francisco by train takes over 60 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Thursday trains from Saint Paul to San Francisco are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between St Paul to San Francisco

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Saint Paul to San Francisco route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Saint Paul to San Francisco, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Saint Paul to San Francisco, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Saint Paul to San Francisco

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from St Paul to San Francisco start from $215.00, and on average cost $247.75. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to San Francisco. Amtrak in Saint Paul leaves from Union Depot, And in San Francisco trains arrive at Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf and 2 other train stations.

From St Paul to San Francisco train travel on Amtrak takes 60 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 60 hours and 35 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Francisco on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $236.20 for a one-way weekend reservation from Saint Paul.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2d 12h 48m
Avg. Price
$247.75

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Saint Paul on their way to San Francisco. The busiest departure station in Saint Paul serving this route is Union Depot.
  • Union Depot
There are 3 different stations where trains arrive to in San Francisco. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Saint Paul serving this route is 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
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St