Cheap Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe 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 Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe was $74.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 12 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $11.25 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 Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe ? How far is Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe ?

The distance between Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe is 368.58 miles or 593.03 km. A train trip from Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe typically takes 14 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to South Lake Tahoe faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 12 hours and 15 minutes to get from Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe.

Going from Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe by train takes over 14 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 Tuesday trains from Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to South Lake Tahoe. One train carrier operates regular service on the Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe, 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.

One train carrier connects Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe start from $74.00, and on average cost $95.08. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to South Lake Tahoe. Amtrak in Fullerton leaves from 120 East Santa Fe Ave - Fullerton Transp Ctr, And in South Lake Tahoe trains arrive at Transp Ctr and one other train station.

From Fullerton to South Lake Tahoe train travel on Amtrak takes 14 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to South Lake Tahoe faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $91.50 for a one-way train ticket to South Lake Tahoe.

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$95.08
There is one train station from which trains depart Fullerton on their way to South Lake Tahoe. The busiest departure station in Fullerton serving this route is 120 East Santa Fe Ave - Fullerton Transp Ctr.
  • 120 East Santa Fe Ave - Fullerton Transp Ctr
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in South Lake Tahoe. 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 Fullerton serving this route is Transp Ctr, South Y Transit Ctr - 1000 Emerald Bay Rd.
  • Transp Ctr
  • South Y Transit Ctr - 1000 Emerald Bay Rd