The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2d 4 h 50 m
2d 4 h 50 m
Trains per day
Of the 1 trains that leave San Francisco, CA for Chicago every day 1 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||52 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||£122 (€135)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
Trains from San Francisco, CA to Chicago cover the 1849 miles (2983 km) long trip taking on average 52 h 50 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £117, but the average price of train tickets is £122.
Travel from San Francisco, CA to Chicago from £117 with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between San Francisco, CA and Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
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