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Truckee-Reno Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Truckee to Reno?

Lowest Price$14.69
Fastest Train1h 18m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Truckee to Reno right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Truckee to Reno?

In the last month, $14.69 was the average price of a train ticket from Truckee, CA to Reno, NV. 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $6.18 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Truckee to Reno?

The distance between Truckee and Reno is approximately 24 miles, or 39 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 18 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Truckee to Reno are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Truckee at 2:00pm and arrives in Reno about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Truckee to Reno?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Reno with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Reno to Truckee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Truckee to Reno for $17.36.

Which train should you take from Truckee to Reno?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Truckee, California to Reno, Nevada. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak California Zephyr11h 18m$15.32

Where is the train station in Truckee?

There is one train station in Truckee:

  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd

Where is the train station in Reno?

Reno has one train station:

  • 280 N Center St

Price trends for trains from Truckee to Reno

Average prices by travel date

$20$13$7SepSep

Monthly average prices

$33$27$20$13$7NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$33$27$20$13$73020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Truckee, CA to Reno, NV
4.5
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak California Zephyr report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Lisa
5.0
December 29, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Very comfy, spacious and great views !
Cons
Opening the bar and food upon departure.
Michael
4.0
June 27, 2019Couples trip
Pros
The comfortable experience.
Cons
Be on time.
Tips
Be prepared for delayed departure.

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