Cheap Milwaukee to San Francisco  train tickets

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How much are Milwaukee to San Francisco train tickets?

Lowest Price$164.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Milwaukee to San Francisco ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee to San Francisco was $220.35. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $35.00 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 Milwaukee to San Francisco ? How far is Milwaukee to San Francisco ?

The distance between Milwaukee to San Francisco is 1839.37 miles or 2959.43 km. A train trip from Milwaukee to San Francisco typically takes 60 hours and 59 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 55 hours and 50 minutes to get from Milwaukee to San Francisco.

Going from Milwaukee 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 Wednesday trains from Milwaukee 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Milwaukee to San Francisco

Typically there are 11 schedules to compare for your trip to San Francisco. One train carrier operates regular service on the Milwaukee to San Francisco route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Milwaukee to San Francisco, usually offering 11 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee to San Francisco, which start at $197.00.

One train carrier connects Milwaukee to San Francisco

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Milwaukee to San Francisco start from $164.00, and on average cost $259.52. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to San Francisco. Amtrak in Milwaukee leaves from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and one other station. And in San Francisco trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other train stations.

From Milwaukee to San Francisco train travel on Amtrak takes 60 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 55 hours and 50 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $267.28 for a one-way train ticket to San Francisco.

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Avg. Time
2d 12h 59m
Avg. Price
$259.52

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to San Francisco that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Milwaukee serving this route is Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave, Airport - 5601 S 6th St.
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St
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 Milwaukee serving this route is 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