Cheap Sacramento to Fresno train tickets

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How much are Sacramento to Fresno train tickets?

Lowest Price$23.00
Fastest3h 19m
Daily Schedules9
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Overall score for Sacramento to Fresno
5.0
Based on 3 reviews
Amtrak San Joaquins
5.0
Based on 3 reviews
Based on 3 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak San Joaquins report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.7
Staff
5.0
Value
4.3
Condition
4.7
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Deanna
5.0
August 14, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Relaxing and smooth ride. Bought last minute. App and eticket are very efficient.
Cons
I use WiFi all the time. The WiFi shows available on the train, but for the life of me I couldn’t hook up to it. I have an iPhone 6Xs.
Eleanor
5.0
July 9, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Amtrak, especially in California, is underrated, especially if you're traveling through the Central Valley corridor. I love that for three hours I can nap, read, and just gaze out the window. The train station in Sacramento has a nice Starbucks next door (but it wasn't ...More
Cons
The train platform is a quarter mile from the station, so give yourself time to walk there, or take the little trams that run between the back door and the platforms. (They get busy when multiple trains are boarding/arriving, so it's not unusual to have to wait ten minu...More
Tips
Bring a book, game, something to occupy your time. The scenery along the route can be kind of meh, especially in the summer when everything is baked brown by the sun. That said, this one family sitting near me was playing a form of agricultural bingo where they looked f...More

How to find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Fresno ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to Fresno 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 Sacramento to Fresno was $26.18. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 9 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $6.26 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 Sacramento to Fresno ? How far is Sacramento to Fresno ?

The distance between Sacramento to Fresno is 158.00 miles or 254.22 km. A train trip from Sacramento to Fresno typically takes 4 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Fresno faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak San Joaquins. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 19 minutes to get from Sacramento to Fresno.

Going from Sacramento to Fresno by train takes over 4 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 Sacramento to Fresno 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Sacramento to Fresno

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Fresno. On the route to Fresno 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to Fresno, usually offering 7 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Fresno with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Sacramento to Fresno, which start at $13.00.

Sacramento to Fresno is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to Fresno start from $23.00, and on average cost $28.90. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Fresno. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Fresno trains arrive at Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St,

From Sacramento to Fresno train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Fresno faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 19 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $32.08 for a one-way train ticket to Fresno.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 25m
Avg. Price
$28.90

Amtrak San Joaquins

Amtrak San Joaquins train tickets from Sacramento to Fresno start from $23.00, and on average cost $24.40. Daily there are 1 Amtrak San Joaquins schedules to Fresno. Amtrak San Joaquins in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Fresno trains arrive at Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St,

From Sacramento to Fresno train travel on Amtrak San Joaquins takes 3 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Fresno faster, Amtrak San Joaquins offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 19 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Fresno on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak San Joaquins scheduled trip per day, which will cost $24.43 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 20m
Avg. Price
$24.40

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There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to Fresno. The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is Valley Station - 401 I St.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Fresno from Sacramento., The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St.
  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St