Cheap Fresno to Sacramento train tickets

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Lowest Price$23.00
Fastest3h 15m
Daily Schedules19
train carriers2
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Overall score for Fresno to Sacramento
5.0
Based on 2 reviews
Amtrak San Joaquins
5.0
Based on 2 reviews
Based on 2 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak San Joaquins report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
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Eleanor
5.0
July 12, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Very relaxing, lots of families traveling in my car but no screaming or crying! Everyone was well behaved and friendly, compared to my last flight to Sacramento. :D
Cons
The Fresno station wasn't a comfortable place to wait for the train. I wasn't allowed to use the restroom until an employee unlocked the door. The neighborhood the station is located in isn't terrific and yeah, there are a number of homeless hanging out, but making it i...More
Tips
The very first car behind the engine had tables with benches facing each other; families used them to play games and use their laptops. Someone said there was WiFi on the train, but I was unable to connect my phone to it.
Bonnie
5.0
June 22, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
After riding down to a friend's house, it was very convenient to just catch a train a few days later back home and nobody had to drive. Good price, too!
Cons
Rental sweaters! It is cool onboard. 😉
Tips
Be considerate and friendly! Trains are great!

How to find cheap train tickets from Fresno to Sacramento ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Fresno 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 Fresno to Sacramento was $26.76. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $4.84 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 journey from Fresno to Sacramento ? How far is Fresno to Sacramento ?

The distance between Fresno to Sacramento is 158.00 miles or 254.22 km. A train trip from Fresno to Sacramento typically takes 4 hours and 1 minute. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak San Joaquins. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 15 minutes to get from Fresno to Sacramento.

Going from Fresno to Sacramento by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Fresno 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Fresno to Sacramento

Typically there are 19 schedules to compare for your trip to Sacramento. On the route to Sacramento 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Fresno to Sacramento, usually offering 17 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Sacramento, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Fresno to Sacramento, which start at $10.00.

Fresno to Sacramento is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Fresno to Sacramento start from $23.00, and on average cost $28.52. Daily there are 17 Amtrak schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak in Fresno leaves from Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St, And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St and one other train station.

From Fresno to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $25.77 for a one-way train ticket to Sacramento.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 6m
Avg. Price
$28.52

Amtrak San Joaquins

Amtrak San Joaquins train tickets from Fresno to Sacramento start from $23.00, and on average cost $24.19. Daily there are 2 Amtrak San Joaquins schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak San Joaquins in Fresno leaves from Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St, And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St,

From Fresno to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak San Joaquins takes 3 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, Amtrak San Joaquins offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak San Joaquins offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $24.28 for a one-way train ticket to Sacramento.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 25m
Avg. Price
$24.19

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Fresno on their way to Sacramento. The busiest departure station in Fresno serving this route is Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St.
  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St
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., The busiest departure station in Fresno serving this route is Valley Station - 401 I St, 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
  • 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets