Cheap Sacramento to San Francisco train tickets

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How much are Sacramento to San Francisco train tickets?

Lowest Price€28.10
Fastest2h 5m
Daily Schedules15
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How to find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to San Francisco ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to San Francisco is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Sacramento to San Francisco was €29.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 6 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of €0.22 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to San Francisco ? How far is Sacramento to San Francisco ?

The distance between Sacramento to San Francisco is 75.08 miles or 120.80 km. A train trip from Sacramento to San Francisco typically takes 2 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 5 minutes to get from Sacramento to San Francisco.

Getting to San Francisco from Sacramento by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to San Francisco from Sacramento is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in San Francisco and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Friday trains from Sacramento to San Francisco are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Sacramento to San Francisco

Typically there are 15 schedules to compare for your trip to San Francisco. One train carrier operates regular service on the Sacramento to San Francisco route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to San Francisco, usually offering 15 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Sacramento to San Francisco, 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 Francisco, which start at €0.91.

One train carrier connects Sacramento to San Francisco

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to San Francisco start from €28.10, and on average cost €29.82. Daily there are 15 Amtrak schedules to San Francisco. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in San Francisco trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 3 other train stations.

From Sacramento to San Francisco train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €29.80 for a one-way train ticket to San Francisco.

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Avg. Time
2h 12m
Avg. Price
€29.82

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to San Francisco. The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is Valley Station - 401 I St.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
There are 4 different stations where trains arrive to in San Francisco. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 835 Market St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 835 Market St