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Emeryville - Davis Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 33 daily trains from Emeryville to Davis. Traveling by train from Emeryville to Davis usually takes around 7 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Corridor train can make the trip in one hour and 21 minutes.

Distance58 mi (93 km)
Fastest train1h 21m
Lowest price$22.00
Trains per day12
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines4

Price trends for trains from Emeryville to Davis

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20JulJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

Which train should you take from Emeryville to Davis?

There are 4 train lines with service from Emeryville to Davis. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 21 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak219h 8m$58.89
Amtrak California Zephyr11h 26m$25.28
Amtrak Capitol Corridor101h 26m$27.00
Amtrak Coast Starlight11h 24m$37.38
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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. On average, there are 21 Amtrak trains from Emeryville to Davis every day, as well as 42 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $22.

  • Amtrak California Zephyr

    Amtrak California Zephyr

    Amtrak’s California Zephyr travels over 2,400 miles to connect Chicago to the San Francisco area. The full journey takes over 50 hours, so many passengers upgrade to a sleeper cabin for added privacy and comfort. The Zephyr is one of Amtrak’s most scenic routes, and the sightseer lounge’s panoramic windows offer the best views of the Rockies, the Sierra Nevadas, and the Great Salt Lake along the route.

  • Amtrak Capitol Corridor

    Amtrak Capitol Corridor

    Since 1991, Capitol Corridor has connected Auburn to San Jose, with stops in Sacramento, Oakland, Berkeley, and 15 other cities in Northern California. The route's convenient transport to various cities includes breathtaking scenery guaranteed to help pass the time. Each train offers onboard WiFi and a cafe car for the comfort of passengers, as well as ample bicycle and luggage storage. Most Capitol Corridor trips make the journey from Emeryville to Davis in about 1 hours and 26 minutes.

  • Amtrak Coast Starlight

    Amtrak Coast Starlight

    The Coast Starlight is an Amtrak train that travels the entire length of the West Coast, connecting Los Angeles to Seattle. The route starts hugging the California coastline, treating passengers to swoon-worthy views of the Pacific, before continuing into the verdant forests of the Cascade Mountains. The Coast Starlight indisputably earns its spot among the most scenic Amtrak train routes. Seating options include Coach or Business Class and roomettes or bedrooms for extra space. A trip from Emeryville to Davis takes 1 hours and 24 minutes on average, and Coach tickets start at $22.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Emeryville to Davis 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from Emeryville to Davis?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Emeryville to Davis. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Emeryville to Davis?

The distance between Emeryville and Davis is approximately 58 miles, or 93 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 21 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Emeryville to Davis are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Emeryville at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Emeryville to Davis?

There are 33 scheduled trains on most days. 12 of these are direct connections to Davis. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Davis to Emeryville.

City Information

Davis

Davis, located west of Sacramento in California, is famous for its small-town charm, green spaces, and bike-friendliness. Bring your bike to enjoy 50 miles of bicycle paths packed into the city, and pedal just about anywhere – including to the US Bicycling Hall of Fame, complete with antique bikes and trophies. Or, if you’d prefer to stay on your own two feet, talk a walk through any of the 399 acres of park land with picnic spots and sports fields. Swing by Central Park on Wednesdays and Saturdays to bag some fresh fruit and veggies at the Davis Farmers Market.

The event of the year is the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, held in mid-April at Sudwerk Brewery. This hanami-inspired event celebrates Japanese and Asian culture with live music, local artist galleries, seasonal beer, and cultural activities like mochi pounding. The best part? The whole event is a fundraiser, usually supporting one or more charities.

Other unique attractions in Davis include the California Raptor Center, an educational and research facility, and the UC Davis Arboretum, botanical garden and research center. Pick your own boysenberries, blackberries, and cherries at Impossible Acres, just east of town. The Explorit Science Center is an interactive science museum perfect for hands-on kiddos– and adults.

For food and entertainment, visit Roots Of Happiness, a coffee and tea lounge with karaoke and a piano. Check out Putah Creek Winery to learn about (and taste) a variety of different wines. The Artery is the perfect place to find decor, gifts, jewelry and more all while supporting local artists in Davis.

Amtrak Station is the central train station in Davis, and trains connect to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Seattle. There are three main bus stops across the city with service from Flixbus and Amtrak Thruway, including popular routes from Sacramento – making it easy to get to the nearest airport, the Sacramento International Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Emeryville?

Main departure station: 5885 Horton St

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Emeryville where you can board the train.

All train stations in Emeryville:

  • 5885 Horton St

  • Salesforce Plaza

  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St

  • 1011 Railroad Ave

  • 11 Station Pl

  • 209 State Street

  • Intermodal Station - 800 Pine St

  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113

  • Santa Fe Depot - 1050 Kettner Blvd

  • Transportation Center

  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd, Chatsworth

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd

  • Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave

  • Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave

  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd

Where is the train station in Davis?

Main arrival station: Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

Davis has one train station.

All train stations in Davis:

  • Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

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