Cheap San Luis Obispo to Sacramento train tickets

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Lowest Price$47.50
Fastest7h 26m
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How to find cheap train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Sacramento ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo to Sacramento was $49.91. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 12 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $9.21 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 Luis Obispo to Sacramento ? How far is San Luis Obispo to Sacramento ?

The distance between San Luis Obispo to Sacramento is 232.67 miles or 374.35 km. A train trip from San Luis Obispo to Sacramento typically takes 8 hours and 59 minutes. 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 7 hours and 26 minutes to get from San Luis Obispo to Sacramento.

Going from San Luis Obispo to Sacramento by train takes over 8 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 Monday trains from San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo to Sacramento

Typically there are 19 schedules to compare for your trip to Sacramento. On the route to Sacramento 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Luis Obispo to Sacramento, usually offering 18 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Sacramento with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

San Luis Obispo to Sacramento is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Sacramento start from $47.50, and on average cost $52.31. Daily there are 18 Amtrak schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave and one other station. And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St and one other train station.

From San Luis Obispo to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 26 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $52.15 for a one-way train ticket to Sacramento.

Restroom
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Avg. Time
9h 2m
Avg. Price
$52.31

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Sacramento start from $46.00, and on average cost $50.55. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak Coast Starlight in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave, And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St,

From San Luis Obispo to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 8 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 26 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Sacramento on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $50.54 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Luis Obispo.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 24m
Avg. Price
$50.55

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 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 Luis Obispo serving this route is 1011 Railroad Ave, 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113.
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Sacramento. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in San Luis Obispo serving this route is Valley Station - 401 I St, 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
  • 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets