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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Redding?

Lowest Price€18.10
Fastest Train3h 7m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, €18.10 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Redding, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €4.94 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Redding?

The distance between Sacramento and Redding is approximately 147 miles, or 236 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 7 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 Sacramento to Redding 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 Tuesday 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 Redding around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Sacramento to Redding?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Redding 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 Redding to Sacramento. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sacramento to Redding for €33.73.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Redding?

Amtrak Coast Starlight is the one and only train line which connects Sacramento, California to Redding, 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 Starlight13h 8m€19.18

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Sacramento to Redding start from €18, and on average cost €19. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Redding. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Redding trains arrive at 1620 Yuba St, From Sacramento to Redding train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 3 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Redding faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 7 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 Redding?

Redding has one train station:

  • 1620 Yuba St

Price trends for trains from Sacramento to Redding

Average prices by travel date

€25€16€8SepSep

Monthly average prices

€41€33€25€16€8MAMJJASONDJF

Prices as travel date approaches

€41€33€25€16€83020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Sacramento, CA to Redding, CA

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Donald

20 July 2020 - Business

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Pros: there were a lot of people but everyone was considerate, so it was a peaceful ride. Cons: if the seats could recline a bit more. Tips: please just stay off your phones. Pros: there were a lot of people but everyone was considerate, so it was a peaceful ride. Cons: if the seats could recline a bit more. Tips: please just stay off your phones.

5.0

Donald

6 July 2020 - Business

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Pros: Nice and quiet. Cons: Wifi. Tips: No. Pros: Nice and quiet. Cons: Wifi. Tips: No.

5.0

Shannon

17 January 2020 - Solo travel

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Pros: It's faster and nicer than taking the bus. And cheaper. Cons: Better updates on stops and communicate with passengers about delays so we're not sitting wondering or looking around at each other in hopes that someone will know what is going on. Tips: Please please... Pros: It's faster and nicer than taking the bus. And cheaper. Cons: Better updates on stops and communicate with passengers about delays so we're not sitting wondering or looking around at each other in hopes that someone will know what is going on. Tips: Please please please don't talk SO LOUD if you have to use your phone.More

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