Cheap Sacramento to Salt Lake City train tickets

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Lowest Price$74.00
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Overall score for Sacramento to Salt Lake City
5.0
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Amtrak California Zephyr
5.0
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5.0
August 31, 2019Solo travel
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I liked the helpfulness from the staff.

How to find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Salt Lake City ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City was $76.84. 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 $29.68 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 Salt Lake City ? How far is Sacramento to Salt Lake City ?

The distance between Sacramento to Salt Lake City is 532.44 miles or 856.66 km. A train trip from Sacramento to Salt Lake City typically takes 14 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salt Lake City faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak California Zephyr. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 14 hours and 56 minutes to get from Sacramento to Salt Lake City.

Going from Sacramento to Salt Lake City by train takes over 14 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 Tuesday trains from Sacramento to Salt Lake City 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak California Zephyr has the most connections between Sacramento to Salt Lake City

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Sacramento to Salt Lake City route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to Salt Lake City, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City, which start at $74.00.

One train carrier connects Sacramento to Salt Lake City

Amtrak California Zephyr

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Sacramento to Salt Lake City start from $74.00, and on average cost $86.18. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Salt Lake City. Amtrak California Zephyr in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Salt Lake City trains arrive at 340 S 600 W,

From Sacramento to Salt Lake City train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 14 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salt Lake City faster, Amtrak California Zephyr offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 14 hours and 56 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Salt Lake City on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $86.58 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

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Avg. Time
14h 57m
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$86.18

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There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to Salt Lake City. 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 Salt Lake City from Sacramento., The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is 340 S 600 W.
  • 340 S 600 W