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Duration 15h 24m
Distance 376.4 miles
Average price $82
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and California takes 15h 24m and the fastest train takes 12h 26m. There is at least one train per day from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to California. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Caltrain, train

  1. Millbrae Caltrain
  2. San Jose Diridon Station
  3. Los Angeles
13h 19m
$69 - $98

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No, there is no direct train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to California station. However, there are services departing from San Francisco International Airport and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station via Millbrae Caltrain and San Jose Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 19m.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and California is 211 miles. The road distance is 376.4 miles.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to California train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Millbrae Caltrain station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to California train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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There are 10+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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