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BOS — SFO
abr. 28 — may. 51
1 adult
dom. 4/28

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Amtrak
With transfers
0h 38m
Amtrak
Amtrak
With transfers
1h 41m
Amtrak
Amtrak
With transfers
1h 31m
Amtrak
Amtrak
With transfers
1h 41m
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With transfers
1h 41m
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With transfers
1h 41m
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San Francisco train information

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ROUND-TRIP FROM

$32

ONE-WAY FROM

$17

POPULAR STATION

San Francisco Caltrain

POPULAR TRAIN COMPANY

Amtrak
The cheapest round-trip train ticket to San Francisco is from Los Angeles, starting at $32. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
The cheapest one-way train ticket to San Francisco is from Sacramento, starting at $17. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
San Francisco Caltrain is one of the most popular stations in San Francisco
Amtrak services this train route

San Francisco Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in San Francisco
San Francisco Ferry BuildingSan Francisco, 37.79545, -122.39365
San Francisco Santa Rosa 917 Edwards AveSan Francisco, 38.45544, -122.72818
San Francisco CaltrainSan Francisco, 37.776627, -122.3946

Book round-trip train tickets to San Francisco

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets to San Francisco that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
May 3
7:10 amLos Angeles Union
0h 38m
7:48 amAnaheim
May 4
9:10 pmAnaheim
0h 47m
9:57 pmLos Angeles Union
Amtrak
May 4
6:48 amSacramento
1h 41m
8:29 amEmeryville
May 4
9:41 pmEmeryville
2h 08m
11:49 pmSacramento
Amtrak
May 4
6:48 amSacramento
1h 41m
8:29 amEmeryville
May 4
9:41 pmEmeryville
2h 08m
11:49 pmSacramento
Amtrak
May 10
7:23 amMerced
2h 47m
10:10 amEmeryville
May 15
7:46 amEmeryville
2h 49m
10:35 amMerced
Amtrak
May 16
6:48 amSacramento
1h 41m
8:29 amEmeryville
May 19
9:41 pmEmeryville
2h 08m
11:49 pmSacramento
Amtrak
May 4
6:16 pmFresno
4h 02m
10:18 pmEmeryville
May 21
9:46 amEmeryville
3h 59m
1:45 pmFresno

Book one-way train tickets to San Francisco

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets to San Francisco found on momondo in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find available train tickets by date.
Amtrak
May 6
8:10 pmLos Angeles Union
0h 38m
8:48 pmAnaheim
Amtrak
May 16
6:48 amSacramento
1h 41m
8:29 amEmeryville
Amtrak
May 6
7:17 pmGlendale
1h 31m
8:48 pmAnaheim
Amtrak
May 18
6:48 amSacramento
1h 41m
8:29 amEmeryville
Amtrak
May 7
6:48 amSacramento
1h 41m
8:29 amEmeryville
Amtrak
May 14
6:48 amSacramento
1h 41m
8:29 amEmeryville

FAQs for booking trains to San Francisco

What is the best way to get to the popular areas of San Francisco from the San Francisco train station?

For trains to San Francisco, train passengers will be glad to know that popular places like Fisherman’s Wharf are near the train station. Downtown San Francisco is only a short distance away, and there are many ways to get there. You can take a public bus, as the Muni routes 9 and 33 and other bus lines will take you to Fisherman’s Wharf or Chinatown. Just check the bus schedule to determine the best route to take. The Bart system is easily accessible from the station and will take you to any destination around the downtown area. After arriving on San Francisco trains, you can also call a taxi to take you the short trip to everything the downtown area has to offer. Going west from the Mission Street area will take you to the popular places on all the major intersecting streets. After booking your San Francisco train tickets, your best bet if you’re traveling on foot is Market Street, as this will take you directly to the most popular areas.

Are there any non-stop train tickets from Las Vegas to San Francisco?

For train passengers on San Francisco trains from Las Vegas, there are no direct trains between the two cities. Train trips with one or two connections are available daily; there are normally three trains departing daily in the early morning and late afternoon. Trains have one connection in Los Angeles, and passengers must change trains before they arrive. There's only a short pause when you switch trains, so you can be on your way in no time. San Francisco train tickets are for trains that must make a connection, so passengers should make sure they take all checked and carry-on bags with them when they depart the first train. Train assistants will not transfer luggage for you, so don’t leave anything behind. To get the full schedule of connecting trains, be sure to check the momondo app daily before your trip. Train connections can change often, and you don’t want to miss your train.

What documents do I need to travel to San Francisco by train?

For trains to San Francisco, all passengers 18 and older must present a valid driver’s license or photo ID. It’s also a good plan to have a second form of identification such as a passport, insurance card, or military ID. Travelers should know that for the train ride, the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) guidelines permit random ticket checks during your journey. Thus, travelers should always have their train ticket with them, and if a ticket gets lost, they are responsible for purchasing another ticket. If you’re planning on crossing a border on your train trip, you must present your train ticket, passport, and a second form of identification. Be prepared to clearly state the reason for your travel and the amount of time you’ll be visiting the country.

Are there handicap facilities at the San Francisco train station?

For travel on San Francisco trains, you’ll be glad to know that the Salesforce Transit Center on Mission Street is one of the most modernized stations in the United States. It features a state-of-the-art design and a fully accessible station. Passengers with disabilities will receive assistance both at the station and on the train or bus. Wheelchairs are available if you need them, as well as grab bars and large, handicap restrooms. The rooftop area is accessible via elevator, and the walkways and sidewalks are wide, so there’s plenty of room for wheelchair devices. Additionally, there is a large area for storing medical devices, and you’ll find ramps to help you get where you need to go.

What is the main train station in San Francisco?

Most people in San Francisco will arrive at San Francisco Caltrain, one of the most accessible stations in the area.

What train companies go to San Francisco?

San Francisco is serviced by some of the leading train companies. Keep in mind that your options may vary by the city you’re departing from. Many travelers on our site have booked Amtrak to get to San Francisco.

How far in advance should I book a train to San Francisco?

For $17 one-way on average, you can catch a train ride to San Francisco. The price of a train ticket to San Francisco remains generally consistent for the next 3 months. Search availability for a train to San Francisco from your area and be on your way in no time.

How far is the center of San Francisco from San Francisco Caltrain, San Francisco Ferry Building and Santa Rosa 917 Edwards Ave stations?

The center of San Francisco is 10.7 mi away from San Francisco Caltrain station, 12.0 mi from San Francisco Ferry Building station, and 60.6 mi from Santa Rosa 917 Edwards Ave station.

How far is San Francisco Caltrain from Lombard Street, Pier 39 and Golden Gate Bridge?

You will need to travel 2.2 mi to get from San Francisco Caltrain to Lombard Street, 2.5 mi to get from San Francisco Caltrain to Pier 39, and 5.4 mi to get from San Francisco Caltrain to Golden Gate Bridge.


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