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The distance between San Francisco and Truckee is approximately 161.68 miles, or 260.13 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 20 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.
Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Truckee. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Truckee route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Truckee, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Truckee, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from San Francisco to Truckee, which start at £19.36.
Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Truckee start from £31.75, and on average cost £43.18. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Truckee. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from 425 Mission St and 2 other stations. And in Truckee trains arrive at 10065 Donner Pass Rd,
From San Francisco to Truckee train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Truckee faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 20 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £42.82 for a one-way train ticket to Truckee.