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Cheap train tickets from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

$33

Average

$34

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA will cost around $ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 33.

Amtrak
01:48PMSacramento, CA2h32 04:20PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
$331One-way
Amtrak
11:55PMSacramento, CA25h15 01:10AMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
$351One-way

Train schedule from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA

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Amtrak
01:48PMSacramento, CA2h32 04:20PMSan Francisco, CA
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Amtrak
11:55PMSacramento, CA25h15 01:10AMSan Francisco, CA
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Fastest train times from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

2 h 32 m

Average

13 h 53 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

121 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Sacramento, CA for San Francisco, CA every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 121 km distance in an average of 13 h 53 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 32 m .

The slowest trains will take 1d 1 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Amtrak
01:48PMSacramento, CA2h32 04:20PMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
$331One-way
Amtrak
11:55PMSacramento, CA25h15 01:10AMSan Francisco, CA
0 changes
$351One-way

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Overview: Train from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA

distanceDistance74 miles (120 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA cover the 74 miles (120 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 32 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $25 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€27).

Train companies: Amtrak from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA trains

Travel from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA from $25 (€23) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA.

  • Average Price: $25

Amtrak has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA to cost as little as $25 (€23)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train between Sacramento, CA and San Francisco, CA on average?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA train price to come in at an average of $30 (€27)  one way.

How many miles is it from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA by train?

The distance from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA by train is approximately 74 miles (120 km).

What is the Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA train travel time?

On average the Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA train travel time is 2 h 32 min  for the 74 miles (120 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train providers should I travel with from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA?

For the best Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Sacramento, CA and San Francisco, CA to compare what amenities they may offer.

When does the first train depart from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA? When does the last train depart from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA?

The first Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA train departs at 12: 10 PM   and the last train from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA leaves at 9: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA is on average $30 (€27) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to San Francisco, CA from Sacramento, CA available a few months in advance.