Trains from Sacramento to Napa
We partner with the top bus & train carriers to bring you the best deals.
No Wanderu Fees
Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.
Best Travel Options
We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.
There are 4 daily trains from Sacramento to Napa. Traveling by train from Sacramento to Napa usually takes around 3 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 35 minutes.
|Distance||47 mi (76 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 35m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Sacramento to Napa?
In the last month, $32.94 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento to Napa. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 $1.72 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Sacramento to Napa will vary between C$31 and C$36. Planning a train trip to Napa within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Sacramento over the next 7 days is C$31. 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
Prices as travel date approaches
Since the average price of train trips from Sacramento to Napa 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 Napa?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Sacramento to Napa. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 Napa every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $30.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Sacramento to Napa 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 Napa?
How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Napa?
When are trains the most crowded?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Sacramento to Napa on Thursday. Tickets for Thursday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday 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 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. 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 Napa?
There are 4 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 Napa to 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.
Where is the train station in Sacramento?
Image credit: rosemarie_mckeonLink to image attribution
Image credit: Lev LazinskiyLink to image attribution
Main departure station: Valley Station - 401 I St
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
Where is the train station in Napa?
Main arrival station: Soscol Gateway Transit Ctr - 625 Burnell St
Napa has one train station.
Train stations in Napa:
Soscol Gateway Transit Ctr - 625 Burnell St
Need a return trip from Napa to Sacramento?Search Train Tickets
Plan your next adventure
More trains from Sacramento
- Train from Sacramento to Santa Barbara
- Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe Train
- Train from Sacramento to Denver
- Train from Sacramento to Chicago
- Sacramento to Las Vegas Train
- Train from Sacramento to Reno
- Train from Sacramento to Eugene
- Train from Sacramento to Portland
- Train from Sacramento to Seattle
Continue by train from Napa
Check out these popular routes
- Train from London to Liverpool
- Train from London to Manchester
- Train from London to Amsterdam
- Manchester to London Train
- Train from Amsterdam to London
- Train from New London to Birmingham
- Train from Washington D.C. to New York
- Train from Boston to New York
- Train from New York to Boston
Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.
With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.