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Chicago to Sacramento train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€117.80
Shortest Duration50h 0m
Trips per day12
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Sacramento train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Sacramento is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Sacramento were €238.46. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average €29.01 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Sacramento by train is at 14:00 on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 13:00 on Saturday 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 Chicago to Sacramento has the most daily schedules

On average there are 12 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Sacramento, with an average of 11 trips per day and 236 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Sacramento. Of the 12 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Chicago to Sacramento starts at €144.17.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Sacramento train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to Sacramento from €176.70. There are 11 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Sacramento and you can expect on average to pay €261.65 for a Amtrak ticket to Sacramento. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Sacramento from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Sacramento, Amtrak arrives at Valley Station - 401 I St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Sacramento takes 60 hours and 57 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Sacramento in 50 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay €283.71 for a weekend getaway trip to Sacramento.

Restroom
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Avg. Time
2d 12h 57m
Avg. Price
€261.65

Amtrak California Zephyr

Book Amtrak California Zephyr from Chicago to Sacramento from €117.80. There are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules from Chicago to Sacramento and you can expect on average to pay €157.73 for a Amtrak California Zephyr ticket to Sacramento. In Chicago, Amtrak California Zephyr departs to Sacramento from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Sacramento, Amtrak California Zephyr arrives at Valley Station - 401 I St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak California Zephyr from Chicago to Sacramento takes 50 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak California Zephyr trip will get you to Sacramento in 50 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak California Zephyr offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €171.35 for a weekend getaway trip to Sacramento.

Restroom
Snacks
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2d 2h 14m
Avg. Price
€157.73

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Sacramento will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
train trips arrive in Sacramento at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Valley Station - 401 I St, 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets are the main train stations in Sacramento for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
  • 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets