The distance between Merced to Placerville is 100.17 miles or 161.17 km. A train trip from Merced to Placerville typically takes 3 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Placerville faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 37 minutes to get from Merced to Placerville.
A train getaway to Placerville clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Placerville before you have to hop on the train back to Merced. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Placerville. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Sunday trains from Merced to Placerville 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 train tickets from Merced to Placerville start from $34.50, and on average cost $34.50. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Placerville. Amtrak in Merced leaves from 324 W 24th St, And in Placerville trains arrive at Placerville Station Transit Ctr,
From Merced to Placerville train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Placerville faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 37 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $34.50 for a one-way train ticket to Placerville.