The distance between Sacramento to Truckee is 87.35 miles or 140.55 km. A train trip from Sacramento to Truckee typically takes 3 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Truckee faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak California Zephyr. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 29 minutes to get from Sacramento to Truckee.
A train getaway to Truckee clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Truckee before you have to hop on the train back to Sacramento. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Truckee. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Monday trains from Sacramento to Truckee 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.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Sacramento to Truckee route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to Truckee, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Truckee 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 Truckee, which start at $31.00.
Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Sacramento to Truckee start from $34.00, and on average cost $45.05. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Truckee. Amtrak California Zephyr in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Truckee trains arrive at 10065 Donner Pass Rd,
From Sacramento to Truckee train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 3 hours and 29 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Truckee on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $43.62 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.