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Reno - Fairfield Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 4 daily train trips between Reno and Fairfield. The average train journey from Reno to Fairfield takes 6 hours, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance149 mi (240 km)
Fastest train4h 20m
Lowest price$59.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Reno to Fairfield?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Reno to Fairfield was $61.25. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Fairfield if you book your train tickets at least 23 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $7.22.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during March. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Reno to Fairfield, with the average price at just $65. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in September, when the average price goes up to $73. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Which train should you take from Reno to Fairfield?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Reno to Fairfield. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak46h 0m$69.18
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 4 Amtrak trains from Reno to Fairfield every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $59.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Reno to Fairfield. 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.

The distance between Reno and Fairfield is approximately 149 miles, or 240 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 20 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.

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Reno to Fairfield. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Reno at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Fairfield to Reno.

City Information

Reno

Dazzling with neon lights and bustling through the night, Reno is a great destination for those seeking top-class entertainment. Though considerably outshined by Las Vegas, Reno still brings unique attractions to the table. Among the most notable destinations for non-gamblers is an independent art scene down at Riverwalk, where indie galleries as well as restaurants abound. Fans of the great outdoors should not miss out on nearby Lake Tahoe, which stands among the most beautiful vacation destinations in the country.

At its core, Reno is still a city for gamblers, and it certainly does not disappoint. Slot machines, table games and cabaret shows are available at the local casinos, ready to tempt risk-takers who wish to court Lady Luck.

Right in the heart of downtown Reno, you will find the Reno Amtrak station from where you can take a train to Northern California and beyond. The local Reno-Tahoe International Airport is located outside of the city and it provides quick access to international flight routes. The main bus stop that serves Reno is also located at the airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Reno?

280 N Center St  - RNOAMT-0

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280 N Center St  - RNOAMT-1

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280 N Center St  - RNOAMT-2

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Main departure station: Reno Amtrak Train Station

The Amtrak Station in Reno is one of the main travel hubs in the city and opened in 1868. Located on North Center St, the station is surrounded by the casinos, restaurants, and hotels which put Reno on the map. Due to its downtown location, the station waiting area and the train tracks are actually placed below ground level. The California Zephyr train line passes through this station on its route from Chicago to Emeryville as well as Amtrak Thruway buses which connect to Sacramento.

All train stations in Reno:

  • Reno Amtrak Train Station

Where is the train station in Fairfield?

Main arrival station: 4921 Vanden Road

Fairfield has one train station.

All train stations in Fairfield:

  • 4921 Vanden Road

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