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How much are train tickets from Salt Lake City to Truckee?

Lowest Price$73.00
Fastest Train11h 7m
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Salt Lake City-Truckee Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Salt Lake City to Truckee right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Salt Lake City to Truckee?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $73.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Salt Lake City to Truckee.

How long is the train journey from Salt Lake City to Truckee?

The distance between Salt Lake City and Truckee is approximately 449 miles, or 723 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 7 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Salt Lake City to Truckee are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Salt Lake City at 11:00pm and arrives in Truckee around 11 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Salt Lake City to Truckee?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Truckee with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Truckee to Salt Lake City. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Salt Lake City to Truckee for $81.00.

What train services are there from Salt Lake City to Truckee?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Salt Lake City to Truckee. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak California Zephyr111h 7m$76.44

Where is the train station in Salt Lake City?

There is one train station in Salt Lake City:

  • 340 S 600 W

Where is the train station in Truckee?

Truckee has one train station:

  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd

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