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There is one daily train from Grand Junction to Sacramento. Traveling by train from Grand Junction to Sacramento usually takes around 23 hours and 3 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||697 mi (1122 km)|
|Fastest train||23h 3m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak California Zephyr|
What is the price of a train ticket from Grand Junction to Sacramento?
In the last month, €87.24 was the average price of a train ticket from Grand Junction, CO to Sacramento, CA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €22.02 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Grand Junction to Sacramento by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €87 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Grand Junction to Sacramento in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €102 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 11 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Sacramento from Grand Junction will be about €22.02 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Grand Junction to Sacramento?
Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Grand Junction, Colorado to Sacramento, 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak California Zephyr||1||23h 3m||€102.71|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Grand Junction to Sacramento 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.
How long is the train journey from Grand Junction to Sacramento?
The distance between Grand Junction and Sacramento is approximately 697 miles, or 1122 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 23 hours and 3 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 Grand Junction to Sacramento are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Grand Junction at 16:00 and arrives in Sacramento around 23 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Grand Junction to Sacramento?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Grand Junction. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Grand Junction to Sacramento for €178.72.
Where is the train station in Grand Junction?
There is one train station in Grand Junction.
Where is the train station in Sacramento?
Sacramento has one train station.
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