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Sacramento-Reno Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Reno?

Lowest Price£27.23
Fastest Train4h 47m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

In the last month, £28.47 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Reno, NV. 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 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £24.93 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Reno?

The distance between Sacramento and Reno is approximately 111 miles, or 179 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 47 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 Sacramento to Reno are the most crowded on Sunday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Sacramento at 11:00 and arrives in Reno around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Sacramento 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 Sacramento. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sacramento to Reno for £7.17.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Reno?

2 train services operate from Sacramento, California to Reno, Nevada. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 47m£27.79
Amtrak California Zephyr14h 48m£35.50

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to Reno start from £27, and on average cost £28. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Reno. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Reno trains arrive at 280 N Center St, From Sacramento to Reno train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Reno on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £28 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Sacramento to Reno start from £27, and on average cost £36. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Reno. Amtrak California Zephyr in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Reno trains arrive at 280 N Center St, From Sacramento to Reno train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 4 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Reno faster, Amtrak California Zephyr offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Reno on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost £41 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

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 Reno?

Reno has one train station:

  • 280 N Center St

Price trends for trains from Sacramento to Reno

Average prices by travel date

£32£21£11SepSep

Monthly average prices

£72£57£43£29£14MAMJJASONDJF

Prices as travel date approaches

£54£43£32£21£113020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Sacramento, CA to Reno, NV

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Michael

24 January 2020 - Couples trip

Amtrak California Zephyr

Pros: Sitting in the observation section was very nice and clean. We liked the Sierra views and the snow packed mountains. Tips: I would pack my own snacks and maybe drinks. Pros: Sitting in the observation section was very nice and clean. We liked the Sierra views and the snow packed mountains. Tips: I would pack my own snacks and maybe drinks.

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