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Travel guide San Francisco–New York
What train companies operate the route from San Francisco to New York?
This train route is operated primarily by Amtrak (California Zephyr, Southwest Chief, and Lake Shore Limited services), with a small portion at the beginning operated by buses by Alameda-Contra Costa Transit (F line).
What is the schedule for the train route from San Francisco to New York?
Departure times vary somewhat, depending on the day, but they are typically around the 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM range.
What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from San Francisco to New York?
Trains pull out of San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal and arrive at New York’s Pennsylvania Station.
What distance is the train route from San Francisco to New York?
The distance covered on the trip is around 2,900 miles.
How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to New York by train?
The expected travel time is around 3 days 7 hours.
What are the stops on the train route from San Francisco to New York?
Bus F takes passengers directly to Christie Street at Powell Street Plaza, at which point passengers must walk 7 minutes to Emeryville Station and board the California Zephyr train. On this train, stops passed include Richmond Station, Martinez Station, Davis Station, Sacramento Station, Roseville Station, Colfax Station, Truckee Station, Reno Station, Winnemucca Station, Elko Station Eastbound, Salt Lake City Station, Provo Station, Helper Station, Green River Station, Grand Junction Station, Glenwood Springs Station, Granby Station, Fraser Station, Union Station, Fort Morgan Station, McCook Station, Holdrege Station, Hastings Station, Lincoln Station, Amtrak Omaha Station, Creston Station, Osceola Station, Ottumwa Station, Mount Pleasant Station, Burlington Station, Amtrak Galesburg Station, Princeton Station, Naperville Station, and Chicago’s Union Station, at which point travellers transfer to the Lake Shore Limited train. On the Lake Shore Limited train, the stops include South Bend Station, Elkhart Station, Waterloo Station, Bryan Station, Amtrak Toledo Station, Sandusky Station, Elyria Station, Cleveland Station, Erie Station, Buffalo Station, Rochester Station, William F Walsh Regional Transportation Center, Utica Station, Schenectady Station, Albany-Rensselaer Station, Rhinecliff, Poughkeepsie Station, and Croton-on-Hudson Station.
Why should you travel by train from San Francisco to New York?
The train trip between San Francisco and New York’s is long, but passengers get to see the entire length of the United States, which includes much beautiful scenery, especially in the western portion of the journey.
What is there to see and do in New York?
New York City offers visitors a variety of attractions, including many museums, parks, pubs, cafes, bars, theaters, restaurants, shops, and a unique local culture. Nearly every world culture is represented here.