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Cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Reno

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Reno?

Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest Train4h 47m
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Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Sacramento to Reno
5.0
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Michael
5.0
January 24, 2020Couples trip
Pros
Sitting in the observation section was very nice and clean. We liked the Sierra views and the snow packed mountains.
Tips
I would pack my own snacks and maybe drinks.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Reno?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to Reno 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 Reno was $48.51. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 6 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $7.85 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 ride from Sacramento to Reno?

The distance between Sacramento and Reno is approximately 111.51 miles, or 179.41 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 47 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Sacramento to Reno?

On Tuesday trains from Sacramento to Reno 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Sacramento to Reno?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to Reno 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to Reno, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Reno 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 Reno, which start at $10.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Sacramento to Reno

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to Reno start from $43.00, and on average cost $43.00. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Reno. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Reno trains arrive at 280 N Center St,

From Sacramento to Reno train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 47 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Reno on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $43.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Avg. Time
4h 47m
Avg. Price
$43.00

Amtrak California Zephyr

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Sacramento to Reno start from $38.00, and on average cost $56.61. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Reno. Amtrak California Zephyr in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Reno trains arrive at 280 N Center St,

From Sacramento to Reno train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 4 hours and 47 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Reno on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $56.73 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Avg. Time
4h 47m
Avg. Price
$56.61

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to Reno:
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
There is one train station where trains from Sacramento arrive in Reno:
  • 280 N Center St

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