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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Chico?

Lowest Price€11.52
Fastest Train1h 48m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sacramento 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.

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

In the last month, €11.52 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Chico, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Chico?

The distance between Sacramento and Chico is approximately 81 miles, or 131 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 48 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Sacramento to Chico are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Thursday 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 23:00 and arrives in Chico about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Sacramento to Chico?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Chico 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 Chico to Sacramento. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sacramento to Chico for €24.68.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Chico?

Amtrak Coast Starlight is the one and only train line which connects Sacramento, California to Chico, California. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Coast Starlight11h 48m€12.07

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Sacramento to Chico start from €12, and on average cost €12. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Chico. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Chico trains arrive at 450 Orange St, From Sacramento to Chico train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 1 hours and 48 minutes.

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 Chico?

Chico has one train station:

  • 450 Orange St

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