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Sacramento - Lodi Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Sacramento to Lodi. Traveling by train from Sacramento to Lodi usually takes around 9 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak San Joaquins train can make the trip in 37 minutes.

Distance33 mi (53 km)
Fastest train0h 37m
Lowest price$7.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Sacramento to Lodi

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Maria Lourdes

July 18, 2019- Business

Amtrak San Joaquins

Pros: Everything. Cons: everything is a-ok. Tips: Take the Amtrak and book through WANDERU.

Pros: Everything. Cons: everything is a-ok. Tips: Take the Amtrak and book through WANDERU.

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

In the last month, $7.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento to Lodi. 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $42.80 more than that for a same-day booking.

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Lodi from Sacramento will be about $42.80 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Lodi?

2 train services operate from Sacramento to Lodi. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak212h 29m$62.96
Amtrak San Joaquins10h 37m$7.89
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Sacramento to Lodi every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $9.

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  • Amtrak San Joaquins

    Amtrak San Joaquins

    After becoming a permanent Amtrak rail route in 1974, the San Joaquins has offered train services throughout California and the San Joaquin Valley. The line runs daily from the San Francisco Bay Area to Bakersfield, with many stops in between, including Martinez and Modesto. Although Amtrak San Joaquins is one of the nation's busiest routes, it is renowned for being impeccably clean and safe, with passenger comfort remaining the carrier's highest priority. Most of the trains on this line are equipped with lavatories, onboard WiFi, disabled access, and personal power outlets, ensuring a comfortable journey for every passenger.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sacramento to Lodi during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Sacramento to Lodi?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Sacramento to Lodi. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Lodi?

The distance between Sacramento and Lodi is approximately 33 miles, or 53 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 37 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Lodi.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Sacramento to Lodi tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Sacramento at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Sacramento to Lodi?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Sacramento to Lodi. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

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

City Information

Sacramento

As the long-held capital city of California, Sacramento has a rich and vibrant history that is reflected in its historic buildings and quarters. The Old Sacramento Waterfront quarter is the best place to explore the city’s rich heritage. Boasting ages-old constructions and a quaint vibe that is reminiscent of the Wild West, the area allows visitors to travel back in time and relive the Gold Rush era. Among the most interesting destinations in the area is the California State Museum, located at the northern edge of the quarter. It offers numerous restored locomotives as well as exhibitions on the United States’ westward expansion. If history is not really your thing, then the Midtown quarter, which boasts a vibrant and expanding art scene, will be a great alternative.

Sacramento is famous for its vast tracts of farmland, so it makes sense that the best dishes are the ones made from locally-grown produce. Among the best places to try out homemade dishes are The Firehouse and The Kitchen. For a bit of an Asian taste, visit Mikuni in Midtown Sacramento.

The busiest bus station in Sacramento is located right in the heart of the city and offers bus service to Portland, Reno, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, among many other places. The main Amtrak train station is the nearby Sacramento Valley Station, which also serves the Gold Line of the local transit light rail. The principal regional airport is the Sacramento International Airport, located 10 miles northwest of Downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

Main departure station: 201 Pacific St

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Sacramento where you can board the train.

All train stations in Sacramento:

  • 201 Pacific St

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

  • Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

  • 450 Orange St

  • 10251 St Edwards Dr

  • Pacific Central Station

  • 1620 Yuba St

  • 500 13th St SE

  • 433 Willamette St

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

  • Amtrak Klamath Fls

  • 422 E. 25th St.

  • Washburne State Park

  • Union Station

  • Palmer/Kranz St and Depot St

Where is the train station in Lodi?

Main arrival station: 24 S Sacramento St

Lodi has one train station.

All train stations in Lodi:

  • 24 S Sacramento St

Need a return trip from Lodi to Sacramento?

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