Cheap train tickets from Reno to Truckee


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How much are train tickets from Reno to Truckee?

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Reno to Truckee 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 Reno to Truckee was $15.33. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 8 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $2.09 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 Reno to Truckee?

The distance between Reno and Truckee 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 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 1 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 Reno to Truckee?

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

What train companies travel from Reno to Truckee?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Reno to Truckee route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Reno to Truckee, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Truckee 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 Reno to Truckee, which start at $8.00.

One train company connects Reno to Truckee

Amtrak California Zephyr

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Reno to Truckee start from $11.00, and on average cost $18.55. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Truckee. Amtrak California Zephyr in Reno leaves from 280 N Center St, And in Truckee trains arrive at 10065 Donner Pass Rd,

From Reno to Truckee train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 1 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Truckee faster, Amtrak California Zephyr offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Truckee on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $16.95 for a one-way weekend reservation from Reno.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Reno on their way to Truckee:
  • 280 N Center St
There is one train station where trains from Reno arrive in Truckee:
  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd