Cheap train tickets fromLos Angeles to Sacramento

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traveling from Los Angeles to Sacramento by train

Cheapest price$58.00
Shortest Duration8h 5m
Trips per day59
train carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Los Angeles to Sacramento is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Los Angeles to Sacramento were $63.95. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $1.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to Sacramento by train is at 11:00 AM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 PM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

On average there are 59 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to Sacramento, with an average of 57 trips per day and 1,159 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to Sacramento. Of the 59 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Los Angeles start at $15.00.

train lines that run from Los Angeles to Sacramento

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from Los Angeles to Sacramento. The average Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Sacramento costs $84.20. Cheap Amtrak Coast Starlight tickets to Sacramento are available on Wanderu starting from $58.00. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 1 other station. In Sacramento, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at Valley Station - 401 I St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Sacramento takes 13 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to Sacramento in 8 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $79.44 for a weekend getaway trip to Sacramento.

Amtrak Coast Starlight
Amtrak Coast Starlight
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
13h 35m
Avg. Price
$84.20

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 57 train schedule(s) from Los Angeles to Sacramento. The average Amtrak ticket to Sacramento costs $63.69. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Sacramento are available on Wanderu starting from $59.00. In Los Angeles, Amtrak departs from Union Station and 3 other stations. In Sacramento, Amtrak arrives at Valley Station - 401 I St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Los Angeles to Sacramento takes 10 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Sacramento in 8 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 60 trips per day and you could expect to pay $64.28 for a weekend getaway trip to Sacramento.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
10h 35m
Avg. Price
$63.69

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Los Angeles. Most train trips to Sacramento will depart from Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
Train trips arrive in Sacramento at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Valley Station - 401 I St, 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets are the main train stations in Sacramento for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
  • 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets