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Sacramento - Fremont Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 11 daily trains from Sacramento to Fremont. Traveling by train from Sacramento to Fremont usually takes around 3 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Corridor train can make the trip in 2 hours and 24 minutes.

Distance76 mi (123 km)
Fastest train2h 24m
Lowest price$44.89
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Sacramento to Fremont

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Bryan

January 12, 2020- Solo travel

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Pros: Was very relaxing. Tips: In Fremont was not sure which side of the tracks to be on. No one on site could tell me either.

Pros: Was very relaxing. Tips: In Fremont was not sure which side of the tracks to be on. No one on site could tell me either.

What is the price of a train ticket from Sacramento to Fremont?

In the last month, $45.56 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento to Fremont. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $12.27 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$77$51$26MayJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Sacramento to Fremont will vary between C$45 and C$73. Planning a train trip to Fremont within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Sacramento over the next 7 days is C$46. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$64$51$38$26$13JJASONDJFMAM
Traveling from Sacramento to Fremont by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$45 whenever you decide to board the train to Fremont.

Prices as travel date approaches

$64$51$38$26$133020100

Since the average price of train trips from Sacramento to Fremont remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Fremont?

2 train services operate from Sacramento to Fremont. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak47h 54m$84.86
Amtrak Capitol Corridor62h 27m$44.89
  • 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 4 Amtrak trains from Sacramento to Fremont every day, as well as 10 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $50.

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  • Amtrak Capitol Corridor

    Amtrak Capitol Corridor

    Since 1991, Capitol Corridor has connected Auburn to San Jose, with stops in Sacramento, Oakland, Berkeley, and 15 other cities in Northern California. The route's convenient transport to various cities includes breathtaking scenery guaranteed to help pass the time. Each train offers onboard WiFi and a cafe car for the comfort of passengers, as well as ample bicycle and luggage storage. Most Capitol Corridor trips make the journey from Sacramento to Fremont in about 2 hours and 27 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sacramento to Fremont 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 Sacramento to Fremont?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Sacramento to Fremont. 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 Sacramento to Fremont?

The distance between Sacramento and Fremont is approximately 76 miles, or 123 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 24 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Sacramento to Fremont on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Tuesday. Tuesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Sacramento at 2:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Sacramento to Fremont?

There are 11 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Fremont. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Fremont to Sacramento.

City Information

Sacramento

As the long-held capital city of California, Sacramento has a rich and vibrant history that is reflected in its historic buildings and quarters. The Old Sacramento Waterfront quarter is the best place to explore the city’s rich heritage. Boasting ages-old constructions and a quaint vibe that is reminiscent of the Wild West, the area allows visitors to travel back in time and relive the Gold Rush era. Among the most interesting destinations in the area is the California State Museum, located at the northern edge of the quarter. It offers numerous restored locomotives as well as exhibitions on the United States’ westward expansion. If history is not really your thing, then the Midtown quarter, which boasts a vibrant and expanding art scene, will be a great alternative.

Sacramento is famous for its vast tracts of farmland, so it makes sense that the best dishes are the ones made from locally-grown produce. Among the best places to try out homemade dishes are The Firehouse and The Kitchen. For a bit of an Asian taste, visit Mikuni in Midtown Sacramento.

The busiest bus station in Sacramento is located right in the heart of the city and offers bus service to Portland, Reno, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, among many other places. The main Amtrak train station is the nearby Sacramento Valley Station, which also serves the Gold Line of the local transit light rail. The principal regional airport is the Sacramento International Airport, located 10 miles northwest of Downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

Valley Station - 401 I St  - SACAMT-0

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Valley Station - 401 I St  - SACAMT-1

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Departure stations

Sacramento Valley Station is the second busiest transport hub in California and is used by more than one million people every year. Originally constructed in 1926, it now serves as a major center for Amtrak trains traveling within California, northwards along the West Coast, and eastwards into the American Southwest. The station also falls along four Amtrak Thruway bus routes and operates as the western terminus for the Sacramento Light Rail network. Located between Old Sacramento and Downtown, the station is within walking distance of several Gold-Rush era historical monuments as well as an ultra-modern retail district filled with shops and restaurants.

All train stations in Sacramento:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

  • 450 Orange St

  • 201 Pacific St

  • 280 N Center St

  • Park and Ride

  • Yuba-Sutter Transit - I St btwn 8th St and 9th St

  • Rocklin Rd and Railroad Ave

  • Transp Ctr

  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd

  • Nugget Hotel and Casino - 1100 Nugget Ave

  • South Y Transit Ctr - 1000 Emerald Bay Rd

  • 1530 Yuba St

  • 277 Nevada St at Fulweiler St

  • TRAX Bus & Ride Rio St and Walnut St

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Fremont?

Arrival stations

Fremont has one train station.

Train stations in Fremont:

  • 37260 Fremont Blvd

Need a return trip from Fremont to Sacramento?

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