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Sacramento-Madera Train Timetable

Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Madera?

Lowest Price£16.87
Fastest Train2h 52m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sacramento to Madera 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.

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

While the train is the main method of transportation from Sacramento to Madera, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

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

In the last month, £19.29 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Madera, CA. 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £5.41 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Madera?

The distance between Sacramento and Madera is approximately 137 miles, or 220 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 52 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?

Trains from Sacramento to Madera 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 Saturday 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 Sacramento at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. 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 Madera?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Madera. 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 Madera to Sacramento. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sacramento to Madera for £32.96.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Madera?

2 train services operate from Sacramento, California to Madera, California. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak73h 54m£20.53
Amtrak San Joaquins22h 52m£16.87

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

There is one train station in Sacramento:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

Where is the train station in Madera?

Madera has one train station:

  • 18770 Rd 26

Price trends for trains from Sacramento to Madera

Average prices by travel date

£24£16£8SepOct

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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