Amtrak operates a bus from Sacramento to Truckee twice daily, and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Truckee once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min.
From Sacramento, CA Amtrak Thruway to Truckee, CA. 3 h 15 min. From Sacramento Amtrak train to Truckee Amtrak. 3 h 29 min $50. From Sacramento drive to Truckee. 1 h 44 min $12.