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Boston to San Francisco

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TRAVELING FROM Boston TO San Francisco BY train

AVERAGE PRICE

$268

FASTEST TIME

78h 2m

TRIPS PER DAY

9

train CARRIERS

1

Thu, Apr 26
Fri, Apr 27
$270
Sat, Apr 28
$291
Sun, Apr 29
$232
Mon, Apr 30
$232
Tue, May 1
$232
Wed, May 2
$232
Thu, May 3
$232
Fri, May 4
$232
Sat, May 5
$232
Sun, May 6
$232
Mon, May 7
$232
Tue, May 8
$232
Wed, May 9
$232

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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Boston to San Francisco?

Wanderu makes it simple to get cheap train tickets by searching prices and itineraries for 70+ bus and train lines in 20+ countries. Comparing your options and booking as early as possible is the best way to get the cheapest train ticket from Boston to San Francisco. Based on historic trends, the lowest average train fare from Boston to San Francisco has been $239MX$4,500CA$306€196£171kn1,453Kč4,988zł829CHF234. By booking 25 days in advance, tickets are typically $142MX$2,676CA$182€117£102kn864Kč2,967zł493CHF139 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.

When is the best time to travel from Boston to San Francisco?

The busiest time of the week for travel to San Francisco from Boston by train is at 12pm on Thursday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

11am on Friday is when the least number of people travel by train on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, departing around this time is your best chance to be on an uncrowded train.

BUSIEST ON

Thu

LEAST BUSY ON

Fri

How many daily train trips are there from Boston to San Francisco?
TRIPS PER DAY

9

DIRECT TRIPS

0

EARLIEST DEPARTURE

6am

LATEST DEPARTURE

12pm

On average, there are 9 train trips from Boston to San Francisco every day. Amtrak schedules have the most departures from Boston to San Francisco, with an average of 9 trips per day, and 232 trips per month.

If you're looking for more travel options, you may also want to view Boston to San Francisco bus schedules.

Train lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets.

How long is the train ride from Boston to San Francisco? On average, a train trip from Boston to San Francisco takes 80h 31m to make the 2694.3 mi - 4335.0 km journey. Amtrak has the fastest advertised travel time of 78h 2m to get from Boston to San Francisco.

Train lines that run from Boston to San Francisco

Getting from Boston to San Francisco by Amtrak Train:

Amtrak is USA's premier train carrier. Serving both the coasts as well as taking travelers from east to west and back, amtrak is both a convenient and comfortable way to travel.

Avg. time 80h 31m
Avg. price $268