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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Truckee to Colfax?

Lowest Price$22.00
Fastest Train2h 11m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Truckee to Colfax right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Truckee to Colfax?

In the last month, $22.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Truckee, CA to Colfax, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Truckee to Colfax?

The distance between Truckee and Colfax is approximately 44 miles, or 71 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Truckee to Colfax are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Truckee at 9:00am and arrives in Colfax around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Truckee to Colfax?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Colfax with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Colfax to Truckee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Truckee to Colfax for $21.00.

Which train should you take from Truckee to Colfax?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Truckee, California to Colfax, California. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak California Zephyr12h 11m$24.00

Where is the train station in Truckee?

There is one train station in Truckee:

  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd

Where is the train station in Colfax?

Colfax has one train station:

  • 99 Railroad St

Price trends for trains from Truckee to Colfax

Monthly average prices

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