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Cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Reno


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How much are train tickets from San Francisco to Reno?

Lowest Price£36.36
Fastest Train6h 0m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1
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Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Reno?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Francisco to Reno is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from San Francisco to Reno was £46.38. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £4.08 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from San Francisco to Reno?

The distance between San Francisco and Reno is approximately 185.74 miles, or 298.84 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 7 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours,

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.

What is the busiest day for trains from San Francisco to Reno?

On Sunday trains from San Francisco to Reno are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from San Francisco to Reno?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Reno. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Reno route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Reno, usually offering 3.107 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Reno, 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 Reno, which start at £12.93.

One train company connects San Francisco to Reno


Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Reno start from £36.36, and on average cost £48.06. Daily there are 3.107143 Amtrak schedules to Reno. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from 425 Mission St and 2 other stations. And in Reno trains arrive at 280 N Center St,

From San Francisco to Reno train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Reno faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4.75 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £49.41 for a one-way train ticket to Reno.

Avg. Time
7h 17m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 train stations in San Francisco with trains to Reno. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 425 Mission St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
There is one train station where trains from San Francisco arrive in Reno:
  • 280 N Center St

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