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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Truckee, CA to Richmond, CA?

Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest Train4h 27m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Truckee to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AugAug

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Truckee, CA to Richmond, CA
5.0
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak California Zephyr report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
2.0
Condition
5.0
Lily
5.0
August 29, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Was in coach (last car) & the ride was very smooth. I usually drive to & from Tahoe; but, this time I got a ride & took the train back. Much longer....and such beautiful views & saw towns that I would never see from freeway.
Tips
Please pack some snacks, water & lunch if applicable. Also bring book, music, etc. to keep you entertained.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Truckee to Richmond 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Truckee to Richmond?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Truckee to Richmond. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, $42.36 was the average price of a train ticket from Truckee, CA to Richmond, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $4.86 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Truckee to Richmond?

The distance between Truckee and Richmond is approximately 151 miles, or 244 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 27 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Truckee to Richmond are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Truckee at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Truckee to Richmond?

Trains leave the station in Truckee twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Richmond faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Richmond to Truckee.

Which train should you take from Truckee to Richmond?

2 train services operate from Truckee, California to Richmond, California. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak15h 2m$47.76
Amtrak California Zephyr16h 18m$38.93

Where is the train station in Truckee?

There is one train station in Truckee:

  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd

Where is the train station in Richmond?

Richmond has one train station:

  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

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