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Trip Summary

There are 10 daily trains from Tucson to Sacramento. Traveling by train from Tucson to Sacramento usually takes around 23 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 22 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance739 mi (1189 km)
Fastest train22h 15m
Lowest price$105.55
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Tucson, AZ to Sacramento, CA

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1.0

Daniel

June 14, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak

Pros: I was able to get off of it 28 hours later. Never again. Cons: Start off with being on time was late every single connection was not offer any complimentary food or drinks which that would have been nice considering we were there for over 24 hours that would have...

Pros: I was able to get off of it 28 hours later. Never again. Cons: Start off with being on time was late every single connection was not offer any complimentary food or drinks which that would have been nice considering we were there for over 24 hours that would have been nice. Tips: If you're not expect it to be somewhere at a certain time by all means take it it's nice but if you had to be somewhere try driving it your self.

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Price trends for trains from Tucson to Sacramento

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Tucson to Sacramento?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Tucson, Arizona to Sacramento, California. However, there are 10 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak1023h 40m$116.97
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 10 Amtrak trains from Tucson to Sacramento every day, as well as 12 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $106.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tucson to Sacramento during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Tucson to Sacramento?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Tucson to Sacramento. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Tucson to Sacramento?

The distance between Tucson and Sacramento is approximately 739 miles, or 1189 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 23 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Tucson to Sacramento are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Tucson at 7:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Tucson to Sacramento?

There are 10 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Sacramento to Tucson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tucson to Sacramento for $178.34.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tucson?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Tucson.

Train stations in Tucson:

  • 400 N Toole Ave

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

Arrival stations

Sacramento receives travelers from Tucson at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Sacramento:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

  • 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets

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