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How much are train tickets from Kansas City to San Francisco?
|Fastest Train||46h 8m|
|Trains Per Day||5|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do you find cheap train tickets from Kansas City to San Francisco?
How long is the train journey from Kansas City to San Francisco?
The distance between Kansas City and San Francisco is approximately 1504 miles, or 2420 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 48 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 46 hours and 8 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 Kansas City to San Francisco?
There are 5 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 San Francisco to Kansas City. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Kansas City to San Francisco for $157.00.
What train services are there from Kansas City to San Francisco?
Where is the train station in Kansas City?
There is one train station in Kansas City:
- Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd
Where is the train station in San Francisco?
There are more train stations and stops in San Francisco than most cities. Most trains from Kansas City will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in San Francisco:
- 425 Mission St
- Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
- 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
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