Cheap train tickets from Truckee to Reno


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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Truckee to Reno 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 Reno was $15.41. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $1.98 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 Reno?

The distance between Truckee and Reno is approximately 24.16 miles, or 38.87 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 18 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 Reno?

On Sunday trains from Truckee to Reno 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak California Zephyr has the most connections between Truckee to Reno

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Truckee to Reno route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Truckee to Reno, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Reno 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 Reno, which start at $11.00.

One train company connects Truckee to Reno

Amtrak California Zephyr

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Truckee to Reno start from $11.00, and on average cost $17.57. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Reno. Amtrak California Zephyr in Truckee leaves from 10065 Donner Pass Rd, And in Reno trains arrive at 280 N Center St,

From Truckee to Reno train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 1 hours and 18 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Reno on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $20.34 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 Reno. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Truckee are:
  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Reno from Truckee. These are the busiest arriving stations in Reno:
  • 280 N Center St