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Sacramento - Emeryville Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

13 trains operate daily from Sacramento to Emeryville. The train trip from Sacramento to Emeryville is usually about 10 hours and 39 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Capitol Corridor train can get you there in as little as one hour and 37 minutes.

Distance67 mi (108 km)
Fastest train1h 37m
Lowest price€15.70
Trains per day13
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Corridor
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Sacramento to Emeryville

(Based on 11 ratings and reviews)

4.9

4.0

Francis

1 August 2023- Solo travel

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Pros: the time I saved vs driving. Cons: better communication about train cancellation as I barely made it to an earlier train. Tips: count on having your train canceled at the last minute.

5.0

Rahel

13 July 2023- Vacation

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Pros: Departure and arrival on time. Cons: Internet connection was very poor. Tips: Good.

5.0

Minoo

7 March 2023- Solo travel

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Pros: Quite, comfortable, not crowded and the coffee shop. Cons: Cleaner bathroom, serving bottle water. Tips: No.

5.0

SHARON

29 August 2020- Visiting family

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Pros: Safe and fast. Cons: The seats are kind of low in handicapped get higher seats they are low to the floor.

5.0

Ladona

16 December 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Pros: Pleasant and stress free. Cons: Couldn’t get my WiFi to work.

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

In the last month, €54.61 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento to Emeryville. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €36.83 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€139€92€46MayJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Sacramento to Emeryville will vary between €26 and €131. Planning a train trip to Emeryville within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Sacramento over the next 7 days is €27. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

€69€55€42€28€14JJASONDJFMAM

Ticket prices for the train from Sacramento to Emeryville often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in November when the average ticket price is only €41,

If you're thinking of traveling from Sacramento to Emeryville during March, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of €47 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in March, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

€162€129€97€65€323020100

Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Sacramento to Emeryville. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 22 days before departure, you can save around €36.83. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Emeryville?

There are 3 train lines with service from Sacramento to Emeryville. Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 12 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 3h 31m€220.20
Amtrak Capitol Corridor121h 39m€26.79
Amtrak Coast Starlight11h 41m€24.03
  • 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 Sacramento to Emeryville every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €175.

  • Since 1991, Capitol Corridor has connected Auburn to San Jose, with stops in Sacramento, Oakland, Berkeley, and 15 other cities in Northern California. The route's convenient transport to various cities includes breathtaking scenery guaranteed to help pass the time. Each train offers onboard WiFi and a cafe car for the comfort of passengers, as well as ample bicycle and luggage storage. Most Capitol Corridor trips make the journey from Sacramento to Emeryville in about 1 hours and 39 minutes.

  • The Coast Starlight is an Amtrak train that travels the entire length of the West Coast, connecting Los Angeles to Seattle. The route starts hugging the California coastline, treating passengers to swoon-worthy views of the Pacific, before continuing into the verdant forests of the Cascade Mountains. The Coast Starlight indisputably earns its spot among the most scenic Amtrak train routes. Seating options include Coach or Business Class and roomettes or bedrooms for extra space. A trip from Sacramento to Emeryville takes 1 hours and 41 minutes on average, and Coach tickets start at €16.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Sacramento to Emeryville. 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.
The distance between Sacramento and Emeryville is approximately 67 miles, or 108 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 37 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Sacramento to Emeryville. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Sacramento at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 13 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Sacramento to Emeryville.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Emeryville to Sacramento.

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.

Emeryville

Emeryville is the true hometown of Nemo, Buzz, and Mike Wazowski-- or at least the hometown of Pixar, the studio that created them. Located in Alameda County, right next to San Francisco, Emeryville is considered one of California's best residential areas. Locals of Emeryville enjoy a dense urban vibe, with numerous bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.

If you love food, visit one of the most exquisite restaurants in Emeryville. The Old Stamp House is a restaurant where every crew member wants you to have a great time on each food course. They show incredible food knowledge and appreciation, as well as where and how the food was sourced.

There are almost limitless ways of transport, from bikes and busses to taxis, trains, and planes. Amtrak has multiple lines that stop in Emeryville, including the California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, and Capitol Corridor, on the way to cities like San Francisco, Sacramento, and even Chicago. San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport are the two major international airports that serve Emeryville and are only 25 and 10 miles away, respectively.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

Valley Station - 401 I St  - SACAMT-0

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Valley Station - 401 I St  - SACAMT-1

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Main departure station: Valley Station - 401 I St

Sacramento Valley Station is the second busiest transport hub in California and is used by more than one million people every year. Originally constructed in 1926, it now serves as a major center for Amtrak trains traveling within California, northwards along the West Coast, and eastwards into the American Southwest. The station also falls along four Amtrak Thruway bus routes and operates as the western terminus for the Sacramento Light Rail network. Located between Old Sacramento and Downtown, the station is within walking distance of several Gold-Rush era historical monuments as well as an ultra-modern retail district filled with shops and restaurants.

All train stations in Sacramento:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

  • Pacific Central Station

  • 10251 St Edwards Dr

Where is the train station in Emeryville?

Main arrival station: 5885 Horton St

Emeryville has one train station.

Train stations in Emeryville:

  • 5885 Horton St

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