Cheap Sacramento to Truckee  train tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Truckee ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to Truckee 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 Truckee was $40.68. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $9.00 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 Sacramento to Truckee ? How far is Sacramento to Truckee ?

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.

Amtrak California Zephyr has the most connections between Sacramento to Truckee

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.

One train carrier connects Sacramento to Truckee

Amtrak California Zephyr

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.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to Truckee. 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 Truckee from Sacramento., The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is 10065 Donner Pass Rd.
  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd