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San Francisco to Sacramento train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€22.31
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day20
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How to book cheap San Francisco to Sacramento train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from San Francisco to Sacramento is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from San Francisco to Sacramento were €29.00. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average €5.35 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from San Francisco to Sacramento?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Sacramento by train is at 16:00 on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 08:00 on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from San Francisco to Sacramento has the most daily schedules

On average there are 20 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from San Francisco to Sacramento, with an average of 20 trips per day and 417 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from San Francisco to Sacramento. Of the 20 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from San Francisco to Sacramento starts at €0.89.

1 carriers offer San Francisco to Sacramento train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from San Francisco to Sacramento from €22.31. There are 20 Amtrak schedules from San Francisco to Sacramento and you can expect on average to pay €29.22 for a Amtrak ticket to Sacramento. In San Francisco, Amtrak departs to Sacramento from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other stations. In Sacramento, Amtrak arrives at Valley Station - 401 I St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 2 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Sacramento in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 13 trips per day and you could expect to pay €29.14 for a weekend getaway trip to Sacramento.

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Avg. Time
2h 40m
Avg. Price
€29.22

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have train departures from San Francisco. Most train trips to Sacramento will depart from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
train trips arrive in Sacramento at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Valley Station - 401 I St are the main train stations in Sacramento for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St