Cheap Sacramento to Denver train tickets


Key Stats

How much are Sacramento to Denver train tickets?

Lowest Price$110.00
Fastest30h 29m
Daily Schedules1
train carriers1
Lowest prices
We partner with 100s of bus, train & ferry operators to find you the best fares.
No wanderu fees
We simply offer you the lowest prices directly from the carrier.
Best travel options
We offer the safest & most reliable options on millions of routes.

How to find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Denver ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to Denver 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 Denver was $123.26. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $69.40 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 Denver ? How far is Sacramento to Denver ?

The distance between Sacramento to Denver is 887.04 miles or 1427.19 km. A train trip from Sacramento to Denver typically takes 30 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Denver faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak California Zephyr. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 30 hours and 29 minutes to get from Sacramento to Denver.

Going from Sacramento to Denver by train takes over 30 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 Denver 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak California Zephyr has the most connections between Sacramento to Denver

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Sacramento to Denver route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to Denver, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Denver 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 Denver, which start at $157.00.

One train carrier connects Sacramento to Denver

Amtrak California Zephyr

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Sacramento to Denver start from $110.00, and on average cost $142.38. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Denver. Amtrak California Zephyr in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Denver trains arrive at Union Station,

From Sacramento to Denver train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 30 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Denver faster, Amtrak California Zephyr offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 30 hours and 29 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Denver on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $147.66 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 6h 30m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to Denver. 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 Denver from Sacramento., The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station