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SFO — CHI
Jun 22 — Jun 291
1 adult
Sat 6/22

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With transfers
52h 14m
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52h 14m
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52h 14m
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52h 14m
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52h 14m
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San Francisco to Chicago train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from San Francisco to Chicago

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$353

ONE-WAY FROM

$107

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from San Francisco to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $353
The best one-way train deal from San Francisco to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $107
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

San Francisco Train Station Directory

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

Chicago Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Chicago
Chicago UnionChicago, 41.87864, -87.64025

Book round-trip train tickets from San Francisco to Chicago

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from San Francisco to Chicago that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Aug 21
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Aug 25
2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
4:57 pmEmeryville
Amtrak
Sep 26
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Sep 29
2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
4:57 pmEmeryville
Amtrak
Jul 10
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Jul 13
2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
4:57 pmEmeryville
Amtrak
Jul 22
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Jul 29
2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
4:57 pmEmeryville
Amtrak
Jul 13
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Jul 16
2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
4:57 pmEmeryville
Amtrak
Jul 28
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Aug 3
2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
4:57 pmEmeryville

Book one-way train tickets from San Francisco to Chicago

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from San Francisco to Chicago we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Oct 27
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Sep 16
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Sep 16
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Oct 6
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Oct 17
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Aug 21
8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
2:39 pmChicago Union

FAQs for booking trains from San Francisco to Chicago

Which train companies operate between San Francisco to Chicago?

There is a train traveling between San Francisco and Chicago which is Amtrak and currently our only available option.. The cheapest Amtrak is what we have recently available with prices starting at $353 round-trip.

How far is San Francisco to Chicago by train?

There are 1852.8 mi between San Francisco and Chicago. By train, the distance is greater, and the train route may stop elsewhere along the way.


Amtrak trains from San Francisco to Chicago

Our best Amtrak deals on San Francisco to Chicago train tickets
Amtrak
Aug 21
9MY8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
ZUN2:39 pmChicago Union
Aug 25
ZUN2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
9MY4:57 pmEmeryville
Amtrak
Sep 26
9MY8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
ZUN2:39 pmChicago Union
Sep 29
ZUN2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
9MY4:57 pmEmeryville
Amtrak
Jul 10
9MY8:25 amEmeryville
52h 14m
ZUN2:39 pmChicago Union
Jul 13
ZUN2:00 pmChicago Union
52h 57m
9MY4:57 pmEmeryville

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Cheapest price$154

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