Cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Sacramento


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Lowest Price$126.50
Fastest22h 50m
Daily Schedules9
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Sacramento?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Phoenix to Sacramento is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Phoenix to Sacramento was $142.60. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Phoenix to Sacramento?

The distance between Phoenix and Sacramento is approximately 634.61 miles, or 1021.05 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 27 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 50 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Phoenix to Sacramento?

On Friday trains from Phoenix to Sacramento are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Phoenix to Sacramento

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Sacramento. One train carrier operates regular service on the Phoenix to Sacramento route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Phoenix to Sacramento, usually offering 9 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Phoenix to Sacramento, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Phoenix to Sacramento, which start at $74.00.

One train company connects Phoenix to Sacramento


Amtrak train tickets from Phoenix to Sacramento start from $123.00, and on average cost $159.26. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak in Phoenix leaves from City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd and one other station. And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St and one other train station.

From Phoenix to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak takes 27 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 50 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $152.61 for a one-way train ticket to Sacramento.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Sacramento that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Phoenix are:
  • City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd
  • 2717 W Bell Rd
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Sacramento. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Sacramento:
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
  • 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets