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How to find cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Sacramento?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Francisco to Sacramento 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 San Francisco to Sacramento was $32.40. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $6.00 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 San Francisco to Sacramento? How far is San Francisco to Sacramento?

The distance between San Francisco and Sacramento is 75.08 miles or 120.80 km. A train trip from San Francisco to Sacramento typically takes 3 hours, If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 22 minutes to get from San Francisco to Sacramento.

A train getaway to Sacramento 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 Sacramento before you have to hop on the train back to San Francisco. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Sacramento. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Friday trains from San Francisco to Sacramento 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Francisco to Sacramento

Typically there are 20 schedules to compare for your trip to Sacramento. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Sacramento route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Sacramento, usually offering 20 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Sacramento, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Francisco to Sacramento, which start at $1.00.

One train carrier connects San Francisco to Sacramento

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Sacramento start from $25.00, and on average cost $32.68. Daily there are 20 Amtrak schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 3 other stations. And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St,

From San Francisco to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, Amtrak offers more express-schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $32.67 for a one-way train ticket to Sacramento.

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Avg. Time
2h 40m
Avg. Price
$32.68

Plan your next adventure:

There are 4 different stations that serve train trips to Sacramento that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St, 835 Market St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
  • 835 Market St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Sacramento from San Francisco., The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is Valley Station - 401 I St.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St