There are 3 ways to get from Sacramento to Truckee by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca 8306 / ...

$16 - $40

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Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak California Zephyr

$30 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Truckee 101.4 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Truckee is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Truckee is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Truckee, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Truckee Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Truckee is 88 miles. The road distance is 101.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Truckee without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $16 - $40.

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The bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca takes 2 h 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Sacramento to Truckee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Truckee train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Sacramento Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Truckee is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $16 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Truckee.
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  • Distance: 87.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Truckee, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Sacramento to Truckee hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Truckee once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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Sacramento to Truckee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Truckee, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Truckee train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Truckee Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Truckee is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Sacramento to Truckee.

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