Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to San Francisco. One train carrier operates regular service on the Houston to San Francisco route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Houston to San Francisco, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Houston 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.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Houston to San Francisco, which start at $126.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Houston to San Francisco start from $185.00, and on average cost $222.64. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to San Francisco. Amtrak in Houston leaves from 902 Washington Ave, And in San Francisco trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 3 other train stations.
From Houston to San Francisco train travel on Amtrak takes 51 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 49 hours and 55 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $250.33 for a one-way train ticket to San Francisco.