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Emeryville-Truckee Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Emeryville to Truckee?

Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest Train4h 52m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Emeryville to Truckee right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Emeryville to Truckee. 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Emeryville to Truckee?

In the last month, $45.51 was the average price of a train ticket from Emeryville, CA to Truckee, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 9 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $4.70 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Emeryville to Truckee?

The distance between Emeryville and Truckee is approximately 154 miles, or 247 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 52 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 Emeryville to Truckee are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Monday 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 Emeryville at 9:00am and arrives in Truckee around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Emeryville to Truckee?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Truckee 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 Truckee to Emeryville.

Which train should you take from Emeryville to Truckee?

2 train services operate from Emeryville, California to Truckee, California. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 54m$49.00
Amtrak California Zephyr15h 28m$39.93

Where is the train station in Emeryville?

There is one train station in Emeryville:

  • 5885 Horton St

Where is the train station in Truckee?

Truckee has one train station:

  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd

Price trends for trains from Emeryville to Truckee

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Emeryville, CA to Truckee, CA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
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4.0
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Charles
5.0
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