Cheap Merced to Placerville  train tickets


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How much are Merced to Placerville train tickets?

Lowest Price$34.50
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How to find cheap train tickets from Merced to Placerville ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Merced to Placerville 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 Merced to Placerville was $34.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 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 Merced to Placerville ? How far is Merced to Placerville ?

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 has the most connections between Merced to Placerville

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Merced to Placerville route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Merced to Placerville, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Merced to Placerville, 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 Merced to Placerville


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.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Merced on their way to Placerville. The busiest departure station in Merced serving this route is 324 W 24th St.
  • 324 W 24th St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Placerville from Merced., The busiest departure station in Merced serving this route is Placerville Station Transit Ctr.
  • Placerville Station Transit Ctr