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What train companies travel to Truckee, California?

Located in California, Truckee is accessible by train from 77 other cities. You can choose from 163 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Truckee on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Truckee are also available.

Train companies serving Truckee

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak3089h 15m$77.18
Amtrak California Zephyr305h 10m$83.57
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

  • Amtrak California Zephyr is one of the longest train routes in the United States, spanning from Chicago to Emeryville. With views of the Colorado and Mississippi rivers, the Sierra Nevada mountains, and the Rockies, it highlights some of the most stunning views the US has.

Which train carrier has the best service to Truckee?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Truckee by train with Amtrak giving them a 4 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak had the most comfortable train service to Truckee taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak offers. They rate Amtrak a 4.6 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Truckee punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Truckee, rating them a 4.4 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$9.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Truckee, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on trains from your city to Truckee. In the last month, trains from Reno to Truckee had the lowest average price at $14.00.

The main train station in Truckee is 10065 Donner Pass Rd. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Truckee.

Truckee ranks number 45 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 279 in United States. Truckee ranks number 37 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Truckee via train service. On average 12 direct daily train trips serve Truckee.
The population of Truckee is 16299. Truckee ranks number 91 in terms of population in California and number 506 in all of United States.
Train tickets to Truckee range from $9 for a short trip to Truckee, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Truckee starts at , and a longer trip by train to Truckee can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $9.
People who take the train to Truckee are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Truckee easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.
The closest train station to the city center of Truckee is 10065 Donner Pass Rd, located just 0.1 miles away. Select 10065 Donner Pass Rd as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Truckee. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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