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Dunsmuir-Sacramento Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Dunsmuir to Sacramento. Traveling by train from Dunsmuir to Sacramento usually takes around 5 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 4 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance186 mi (300 km)
Fastest train4h 55m
Lowest price€22.84
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Dunsmuir to Sacramento

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Dunsmuir to Sacramento?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 55m€24.40
Amtrak Coast Starlight15h 40m€26.33
  • 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 Sacramento every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €23.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dunsmuir to Sacramento 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 Sacramento?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Dunsmuir to Sacramento. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

How long is the train journey from Dunsmuir to Sacramento?

The distance between Dunsmuir and Sacramento is approximately 186 miles, or 300 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 55 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 Sacramento are the most crowded on Thursday. 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?

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

Is there a direct train from Dunsmuir to Sacramento?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Dunsmuir.

City Information

Sacramento

As the long-held capital city of California, Sacramento has a rich and vibrant history that is reflected in its historic buildings and quarters. The Old Sacramento Waterfront quarter is the best place to explore the city’s rich heritage. Boasting ages-old constructions and a quaint vibe that is reminiscent of the Wild West, the area allows visitors to travel back in time and relive the Gold Rush era. Among the most interesting destinations in the area is the California State Museum, located at the northern edge of the quarter. It offers numerous restored locomotives as well as exhibitions on the United States’ westward expansion. If history is not really your thing, then the Midtown quarter, which boasts a vibrant and expanding art scene, will be a great alternative.

Sacramento is famous for its vast tracts of farmland, so it makes sense that the best dishes are the ones made from locally-grown produce. Among the best places to try out homemade dishes are The Firehouse and The Kitchen. For a bit of an Asian taste, visit Mikuni in Midtown Sacramento.

The busiest bus station in Sacramento is located right in the heart of the city and offers bus service to Portland, Reno, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, among many other places. The main Amtrak train station is the nearby Sacramento Valley Station, which also serves the Gold Line of the local transit light rail. The principal regional airport is the Sacramento International Airport, located 10 miles northwest of Downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dunsmuir?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Dunsmuir.

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

Arrival stations

Sacramento has one train station.

Need a return trip from Sacramento to Dunsmuir?

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