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Duration 2 days 7h
Distance 1786 miles
Average price $279
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The train between Fargo and San Francisco takes 2 days 7h. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Fargo to San Francisco. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Fargo Amtrak Station
  2. Portland Union Station
  3. San Francisco
2 days 4h
$226 - $321

Fargo to San Francisco train times

Trains run five times a week between Fargo and San Francisco. The service departs Fargo at 03:24 in the morning, which arrives into San Francisco at 09:01. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 7h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Fargo station to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Fargo Amtrak Station and arriving at Civic Center / UN Plaza via Portland Union Station and Lake Merritt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Fargo and San Francisco is 1452 miles. The road distance is 1786 miles.

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Fargo to San Francisco train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fargo Amtrak Station.

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Fargo to San Francisco train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oakland Jack London Square Station.

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San Francisco is 2h behind Fargo. It is currently 11:50 AM in Fargo and 9:50 AM in San Francisco.

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What companies run services between Fargo and San Francisco?

You can take a train from Fargo to San Francisco via Portland Union Station, Oakland Jack London Square Station, and Lake Merritt in around 2 days 4h.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fargo Amtrak Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
32h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Premium
$420 - $600
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $450
Business Seat
$330 - $470
Train from Portland Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $240

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