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Colfax-Reno Train Schedule

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$26.00
12:21 PM
99 Railroad St
3:56 PM
280 N Center St
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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Colfax to Reno. Traveling by train from Colfax to Reno usually takes around 3 hours and 35 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance68 mi (109 km)
Fastest train3h 35m
Lowest price$26.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak California Zephyr
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Colfax, CA to Reno, NV

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Elizabeth Ann

January 29, 2020 - Solo travel

Amtrak California Zephyr

Pros: Trip was first time for a couple of our party (4). Everyone enjoyed except we were a little disappointed that there was not as much snow we were wishing for. Cons: volume on the speakers could be toned down. Tips: Just sit back and enjoy.

Pros: Trip was first time for a couple of our party (4). Everyone enjoyed except we were a little disappointed that there was not as much snow we were wishing for. Cons: volume on the speakers could be toned down. Tips: Just sit back and enjoy.

5.0

Brianne

November 9, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak California Zephyr

Pros: All the staff were friendly and very helpful. The seats we comfy and the food in the dining car was very good. There were plenty of outlets to charge my mobile devices. Cons: The bathrooms could use a little extra TLC. Tips: Check the schedule so you make sure...

Pros: All the staff were friendly and very helpful. The seats we comfy and the food in the dining car was very good. There were plenty of outlets to charge my mobile devices. Cons: The bathrooms could use a little extra TLC. Tips: Check the schedule so you make sure the train is running on time. Bring some water and snacks on board.

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What is the price of a train ticket from Colfax to Reno?

In the last month, $26.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Colfax, CA to Reno, NV. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $25.50 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Colfax to Reno by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $26 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Colfax to Reno in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $42 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

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Reno from Colfax will be about $25.50 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Colfax to Reno?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Colfax, California to Reno, Nevada. 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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak California Zephyr13h 35m$37.32

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Colfax to Reno 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 Colfax to Reno?

The distance between Colfax and Reno is approximately 68 miles, or 109 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 35 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 Colfax to Reno are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Friday 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 Colfax at 12:00pm and arrives in Reno around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Colfax to Reno?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Reno 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 Reno to Colfax. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Colfax to Reno for $38.00.

City Information

Reno

Dazzling with neon lights and bustling through the night, Reno is a great destination for those seeking top-class entertainment. Though considerably outshined by Las Vegas, Reno still brings unique attractions to the table. Among the most notable destinations for non-gamblers is an independent art scene down at Riverwalk, where indie galleries as well as restaurants abound. Fans of the great outdoors should not miss out on nearby Lake Tahoe, which stands among the most beautiful vacation destinations in the country.

At its core, Reno is still a city for gamblers, and it certainly does not disappoint. Slot machines, table games and cabaret shows are available at the local casinos, ready to tempt risk-takers who wish to court Lady Luck.

Right in the heart of downtown Reno, you will find the Reno Amtrak station from where you can take a train to Northern California and beyond. The local Reno-Tahoe International Airport is located outside of the city and it provides quick access to international flight routes. The main bus stop that serves Reno is also located at the airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Colfax?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Colfax.

Where is the train station in Reno?

Arrival stations

Reno has one train station.

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