Cheap train tickets from Truckee to Sacramento


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How do you find cheap train tickets from Truckee to Sacramento?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Truckee 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 Truckee to Sacramento was $52.39. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 9 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $9.71 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 ride from Truckee to Sacramento?

The distance between Truckee and Sacramento is approximately 87.35 miles, or 140.55 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 36 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Truckee to Sacramento?

On Monday trains from Truckee 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak California Zephyr has the most connections between Truckee to Sacramento

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Truckee to Sacramento route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Truckee to Sacramento, usually offering one departure 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Truckee to Sacramento, which start at $22.00.

One train company connects Truckee to Sacramento

Amtrak California Zephyr

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Truckee to Sacramento start from $35.00, and on average cost $68.90. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak California Zephyr in Truckee leaves from 10065 Donner Pass Rd, And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St,

From Truckee to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 4 hours and 36 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Sacramento on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $69.22 for a one-way weekend reservation from Truckee.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Truckee on their way to Sacramento. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Truckee are:
  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Sacramento from Truckee. These are the busiest arriving stations in Sacramento:
  • Valley Station - 401 I St