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Dunsmuir-Chico Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Dunsmuir to Chico. Traveling by train from Dunsmuir to Chico usually takes around 7 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Coast Starlight train can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance105 mi (169 km)
Fastest train3h 15m
Lowest price€20.62
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Dunsmuir to Chico?

2 train services operate from Dunsmuir, California to Chico, California. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak111h 20m€52.79
Amtrak Coast Starlight13h 15m€20.62
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Dunsmuir to Chico every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €53.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dunsmuir to Chico 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Dunsmuir to Chico?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Dunsmuir to Chico. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Dunsmuir to Chico?

The distance between Dunsmuir and Chico is approximately 105 miles, or 169 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 15 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 Dunsmuir to Chico 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 Monday 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 Dunsmuir at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 00:00. 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 Dunsmuir to Chico?

Trains leave the station in Dunsmuir twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Chico faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Chico to Dunsmuir.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dunsmuir?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Dunsmuir.

Where is the train station in Chico?

Arrival stations

Chico has one train station.

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