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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Salt Lake City?

Lowest Price€61.74
Fastest Train14h 56m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sacramento to Salt Lake City right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Sacramento to Salt Lake City?

In the last month, €64.52 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Salt Lake City, UT. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €54.62 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Salt Lake City?

The distance between Sacramento and Salt Lake City is approximately 532 miles, or 856 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 56 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 Salt Lake City are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday 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 11:00 and arrives in Salt Lake City around 14 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Sacramento to Salt Lake City?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Sacramento. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sacramento to Salt Lake City for €65.03.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Salt Lake City?

2 train services operate from Sacramento, California to Salt Lake City, Utah. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak114h 56m€62.85
Amtrak California Zephyr114h 57m€78.03

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to Salt Lake City start from €62, and on average cost €63. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Salt Lake City. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Salt Lake City trains arrive at 340 S 600 W, From Sacramento to Salt Lake City train travel on Amtrak takes 14 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Salt Lake City on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Sacramento to Salt Lake City start from €62, and on average cost €78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Salt Lake City. Amtrak California Zephyr in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Salt Lake City trains arrive at 340 S 600 W, From Sacramento to Salt Lake City train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 14 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salt Lake City faster, Amtrak California Zephyr offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 14 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Salt Lake City on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

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 Salt Lake City?

Salt Lake City has one train station:

  • 340 S 600 W

Price trends for trains from Sacramento to Salt Lake City

Average prices by travel date

€74€49€25SepSep

Monthly average prices

€103€82€62€41€21MAMJJASONDJF

Prices as travel date approaches

€103€82€62€41€213020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Sacramento, CA to Salt Lake City, UT

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Alexander

31 August 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak California Zephyr

I liked the helpfulness from the staff.I liked the helpfulness from the staff.

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