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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Richmond, CA to Sacramento, CA?

Lowest Price$24.25
Fastest Train1h 25m
Trains Per Day9
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Richmond to Sacramento

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Richmond, CA to Sacramento, CA
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Capitol Corridor report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Richmond to Sacramento right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Richmond to Sacramento?

In the last month, $26.54 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, CA to Sacramento, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $1.10 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Sacramento?

The distance between Richmond and Sacramento is approximately 64 miles, or 103 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 25 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Richmond to Sacramento are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Richmond at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Richmond to Sacramento?

There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. 8 of these are direct connections to Sacramento. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Sacramento to Richmond.

What train services are there from Richmond to Sacramento?

There are 3 train lines with service from Richmond, California to Sacramento, California. Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 52m$26.11
Amtrak California Zephyr11h 37m$25.61
Amtrak Capitol Corridor71h 40m$27.00

Where is the train station in Richmond?

There is one train station in Richmond:

  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

Sacramento has one train station:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

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