Cheap train tickets from San Antonio to Sacramento


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Lowest Price$174.00
Fastest41h 5m
Daily Schedules7
train companies1
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How do you find cheap train tickets from San Antonio to Sacramento?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to Sacramento was $207.94. 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 San Antonio to Sacramento?

The distance between San Antonio and Sacramento is approximately 1456.82 miles, or 2343.93 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 42 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 41 hours and 5 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 San Antonio to Sacramento?

On Monday trains from San Antonio 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Antonio to Sacramento

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Sacramento. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Antonio to Sacramento route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Antonio to Sacramento, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Antonio to Sacramento, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Antonio to Sacramento, which start at $188.00.

One train company connects San Antonio to Sacramento


Amtrak train tickets from San Antonio to Sacramento start from $174.00, and on average cost $258.64. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak in San Antonio leaves from 350 Hoefgen St, And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St and one other train station.

From San Antonio to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak takes 42 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sacramento faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 41 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $268.28 for a one-way train ticket to Sacramento.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart San Antonio on their way to Sacramento. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in San Antonio are:
  • 350 Hoefgen St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Sacramento. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Sacramento:
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
  • 1389 10th Street 10th and N Streets