The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Chicago to San Francisco, CA is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2d 5 h
2d 13 h 2 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Chicago for San Francisco, CA every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||1849 miles (2983 km)|
|Average train duration||53 h|
|Average train ticket price||$159 (€144)|
Trains from Chicago to San Francisco, CA cover the 1849 miles (2983 km) long journey taking on average 53 h with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $146 (€132), but the average price of train tickets is $159 (€144).
For as little as $146 (€132) you can travel by train to San Francisco, CA from Chicago with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Chicago to San Francisco, CA.
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