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Duration 3 days 9h
Distance 2922.2 miles
Average price $440
Frequency 4/week

Trip overview

The average train between Princeton Junction and San Francisco takes 3 days 9h and the fastest train takes 3 days 6h. The train runs, on average, 4 times per week from Princeton Junction 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 via Ossining

  1. Princeton Jct.
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station
  4. Chicago Union Station
  5. San Francisco
3 days 4h
$354 - $588

Princeton Junction to San Francisco train times

Trains run four times a week between Princeton Junction and San Francisco. The service departs Princeton Junction at 13:22 in the afternoon, which arrives into San Francisco at 16:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3 days 9h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at Civic Center / UN Plaza via New York Penn Station, Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station and Richmond. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and San Francisco is 2555 miles. The road distance is 2922.2 miles.

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Princeton Junction to San Francisco train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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Princeton Junction to San Francisco train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Richmond Amtrak station.

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San Francisco is 3h behind Princeton Junction. It is currently 2:40 PM in Princeton Junction and 11:40 AM in San Francisco.

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What companies run services between Princeton Junction and San Francisco?

You can take a train from Princeton Junction to San Francisco via New York Penn Station, Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, Richmond Amtrak, and Richmond in around 3 days 4h.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35

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 Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from New York Penn Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
18h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$340 - $470
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Business Seat
$230 - $330
Train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700

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