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Tacoma-Fresno Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Tacoma to Fresno. Traveling by train from Tacoma to Fresno usually takes around 25 hours and 48 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 25 hours and 8 minutes.

Distance739 mi (1189 km)
Fastest train25h 8m
Lowest price$115.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Tacoma to Fresno

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$225$180$135$90$453020100

Which train should you take from Tacoma to Fresno?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Tacoma, Washington to Fresno, California. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak31d 1h 48m$166.00
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 3 Amtrak trains from Tacoma to Fresno every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $115.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tacoma to Fresno during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Tacoma to Fresno?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Tacoma to Fresno, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Tacoma to Fresno?

The distance between Tacoma and Fresno is approximately 739 miles, or 1189 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 25 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 25 hours and 8 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 Tacoma to Fresno are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

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

Is there a direct train from Tacoma to Fresno?

There are 3 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 Fresno to Tacoma. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tacoma to Fresno for $105.00.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tacoma?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Tacoma:

Other train stations in Tacoma:

  • 1001 Puyallup Ave

Where is the train station in Fresno?

Arrival stations

Fresno has one train station:

Other train stations in Fresno:

  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St

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