Sacramento Valley Station

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Accessible Available inside the main station building   City: Sacramento |  Downtown  |  5th St & I St

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Sacramento Valley Station is a major transit hub in the Sacramento area, with train connections throughout California.

Points of interest

Monitors in the tunnel to the platforms provide boarding location and time for upcoming trains.

This station is served by Capitol Corridor, San Joaquins, Coast Starlight, California Zephyr trains, and Amtrak Thruway buses.

Amtrak tickets are sold at the ticket counter in the main building, or via QuikTrak machines. Checked baggage service is available for Coast Starlight and Thruway bus passengers at the ticket counter. Amtrak train platforms are located about 1.5 blocks north of the station building. Riders are advised to allow for extra time to walk (via a pedestrian tunnel and covered walkway) between the platform and the building. Cart service is available to riders who need assistance. All Thruway buses stop at the bus plaza on the north side of the station building.

Amtrak station code: SAC [1]
Amtrak lines at Sacramento Valley Station
Adjacent stop Adjacent stop
West to Bay Area, Los Angeles
Capitol Corridor
East to Auburn, Chicago
California Zephyr
Coast Starlight
North to Seattle
San Joaquins
South to Bakersfield


Platform for light rail is located on the north side of the station building and by the walkway to the Amtrak platforms. Ticket machines are located on the platform. Buy ticket before boarding. This station features a single track.

Light Rail at Sacramento Valley Station
Adjacent stop Adjacent stop
Gold Line
8th & H
Previous stop
7th & I
East to Folsom

Only the Gold Line trains serve this station directly. Riders to stations along the Blue Line or Green Line line can take the Gold line from this station and transfer to other lines in Downtown, or walk several blocks (within 10 minutes) to other light rail stations in Downtown Sacramento that are served by those lines.

Amtrak Thruway (California)

Capitol Corridor, San Joaquins connection
Capitol Corridor, San Joaquins connection

El Dorado Transit

El Dorado County - Downtown Sacramento
Sacramento - South Lake Tahoe intercity bus

Sacramento Valley Station is served by a number of local (Sacramento RT) and regional bus routes. Additional buses stops within a few blocks from the station in Downtown Sacramento.

Amador Transit

Express: Sutter Hill - Sacramento

El Dorado Transit

El Dorado County - Downtown Sacramento
Sacramento - South Lake Tahoe intercity bus

Placer County Transit

Colfax - Auburn - Loomis - Rocklin - Roseville - Sacramento

Roseville Transit

Roseville - Golden1 Center

Sacramento RT

Local on demand microtransit
Natomas/Land Park
J Street
Tahoe Park
West El Camino
Riverside Commuter
Riverside Express
Land Park Commuter
Hazel Express
Arden Commuter
McKinley Commuter

Yuba-Sutter Transit

Marysville - Downtown Sacramento

Paid parking is available at the station:

Daily Rates: $1.50 each 1/2 hour, $6.50 maximum
Monthly Rate: $120.00, $95.00 for train riders (with proof of ridership)

Nearby parking

A parking garage on 2nd & I offers discounted commuter parking for $4 daily on weekdays.

Parking information