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Trip Summary

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

Lowest Price$25.00
Fastest Train1h 24m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $26.94 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Richmond, 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.06 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Richmond?

The distance between Sacramento and Richmond is approximately 64 miles, or 103 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 24 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 Sacramento to Richmond are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Sacramento at 4:00am 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 Richmond?

There are 7 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Sacramento to Richmond.

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

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Richmond?

Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the one and only train line which connects Sacramento, California to Richmond, California. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Corridor71h 25m$26.99

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

There is one train station in Sacramento:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

Where is the train station in Richmond?

Richmond has one train station:

  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

Price trends for trains from Sacramento to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Sacramento, CA to Richmond, CA
4.4
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 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)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.0
Value
3.3
Condition
4.3
Margaret
4.0
September 4, 2019Visiting family
Pros
First train ride in California. Very enjoyable except for the hot weather in Sacramento.
James
3.0
July 12, 2019Business
Cons
Frequent cleaning

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