The distance between Sacramento and San Diego is approximately 472.83 miles, or 760.75 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 18 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 4 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.
If you want to avoid a crowded train, Sunday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Sacramento to San Diego.
In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Friday. If you are planning to book travel for Friday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.
Typically there are 15 schedules to compare for your trip to San Diego. One train carrier operates regular service on the Sacramento to San Diego route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to San Diego, usually offering 15 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Sacramento to San Diego, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Sacramento to San Diego, which start at €27.27.
Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to San Diego start from €53.63, and on average cost €74.01. Daily there are 15 Amtrak schedules to San Diego. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in San Diego trains arrive at 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other train station.
From Sacramento to San Diego train travel on Amtrak takes 18 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 4 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €77.57 for a one-way train ticket to San Diego.