Cheap Riverside to Sacramento train tickets

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Lowest Price$66.50
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How to find cheap train tickets from Riverside to Sacramento ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Riverside to Sacramento 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 Riverside to Sacramento was $71.68. 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 Riverside to Sacramento ? How far is Riverside to Sacramento ?

The distance between Riverside to Sacramento is 393.03 miles or 632.36 km. A train trip from Riverside to Sacramento typically takes 12 hours, If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 9 hours and 40 minutes to get from Riverside to Sacramento.

Going from Riverside to Sacramento by train takes over 12 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 Sunday trains from Riverside to Sacramento 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Riverside to Sacramento

Typically there are 25 schedules to compare for your trip to Sacramento. One train carrier operates regular service on the Riverside to Sacramento route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Riverside to Sacramento, usually offering 25 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Riverside to Sacramento, 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 Riverside to Sacramento

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Riverside to Sacramento start from $66.50, and on average cost $72.63. Daily there are 25 Amtrak schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak in Riverside leaves from Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St and one other station. And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St and one other train station.

From Riverside to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 27 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $73.61 for a one-way train ticket to Sacramento.

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Avg. Time
12h 6m
Avg. Price
$72.63

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Sacramento that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Riverside serving this route is Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St, Metrolink Station.
  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St
  • Metrolink Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Sacramento. 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 Riverside serving this route is Valley Station - 401 I St, 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
  • 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets