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Klamath Falls - Sacramento Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

2 trains operate daily from Klamath Falls to Sacramento. The train trip from Klamath Falls to Sacramento is usually about 9 hours and 39 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Coast Starlight train can get you there in as little as 8 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance252 mi (406 km)
Fastest train8h 20m
Lowest price$56.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Coast Starlight
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Klamath Falls to Sacramento

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Bonnie

January 11, 2020- Visiting family

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Pros: Easy travel, did not have to drive in snow conditions. Tips: Be sure to take a pillow and blanket(if in coach) and traveling at night.

What is the price of a train ticket from Klamath Falls to Sacramento?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Klamath Falls to Sacramento was $63.50. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 27 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $555.50 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Klamath Falls to Sacramento often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $51. If you're thinking of traveling from Klamath Falls to Sacramento during June, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $93 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in June, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Klamath Falls to Sacramento?

2 train services operate from Klamath Falls to Sacramento. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak111h 18m$96.55
Amtrak Coast Starlight18h 21m$129.06
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Klamath Falls to Sacramento every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $64.

  • The Amtrak Coast Starlight is a service provided by Amtrak that connects Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles on the US Pacific coast. The full journey winds through the Cascade Mountains, perfectly clipped vineyards, and dense coastal forest, allowing passengers to get a glimpse of the US west coast while enjoying air-conditioned cars, power outlets, complimentary onboard WiFi, and snacks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Klamath Falls to Sacramento. 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 Klamath Falls and Sacramento is approximately 252 miles, or 406 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Klamath Falls to Sacramento on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Klamath Falls at 7:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Klamath Falls 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Klamath Falls.

City Information

Sacramento

As the long-held capital city of California, Sacramento has a rich and vibrant history that is reflected in its historic buildings and quarters. The Old Sacramento Waterfront quarter is the best place to explore the city’s rich heritage. Boasting ages-old constructions and a quaint vibe that is reminiscent of the Wild West, the area allows visitors to travel back in time and relive the Gold Rush era. Among the most interesting destinations in the area is the California State Museum, located at the northern edge of the quarter. It offers numerous restored locomotives as well as exhibitions on the United States’ westward expansion. If history is not really your thing, then the Midtown quarter, which boasts a vibrant and expanding art scene, will be a great alternative.

Sacramento is famous for its vast tracts of farmland, so it makes sense that the best dishes are the ones made from locally-grown produce. Among the best places to try out homemade dishes are The Firehouse and The Kitchen. For a bit of an Asian taste, visit Mikuni in Midtown Sacramento.

The busiest bus station in Sacramento is located right in the heart of the city and offers bus service to Portland, Reno, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, among many other places. The main Amtrak train station is the nearby Sacramento Valley Station, which also serves the Gold Line of the local transit light rail. The principal regional airport is the Sacramento International Airport, located 10 miles northwest of Downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Klamath Falls?

Main departure station: Amtrak Klamath Fls

There are two stations in Klamath Falls where you can board the train to Sacramento.

All train stations in Klamath Falls:

  • Amtrak Klamath Fls

  • 5500 Running Y Rd

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

Valley Station - 401 I St  - SACAMT-0

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Valley Station - 401 I St  - SACAMT-1

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Main arrival station: Valley Station - 401 I St

Sacramento Valley Station is the second busiest transport hub in California and is used by more than one million people every year. Originally constructed in 1926, it now serves as a major center for Amtrak trains traveling within California, northwards along the West Coast, and eastwards into the American Southwest. The station also falls along four Amtrak Thruway bus routes and operates as the western terminus for the Sacramento Light Rail network. Located between Old Sacramento and Downtown, the station is within walking distance of several Gold-Rush era historical monuments as well as an ultra-modern retail district filled with shops and restaurants.

All train stations in Sacramento:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

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