Capitol Corridor

  • Auburn
  • Sacramento
  • Emeryville (San Francisco)
  • Oakland
  • San Jose
3 hours 15 minutes Train Numbers
518, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, 526, 527, 528, 529, 530, 531, 532, 533, 534, 535, 536, 537, 540, 541, 542, 543, 544, 545, 546, 547, 548, 549, 551, 553, 720, 723, 724, 727, 728, 729, 732, 733, 734, 736, 737, 738, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 747, 748, 749, 751
Frequency: Multiple Departures Daily

The Best Way to Get Around Northern California. Whether traveling around Northern California for business or pleasure, skip the traffic and parking hassles and take the train. Amtrak's Capitol Corridor provides convenient, frequent and affordable daily service between the Sacramento region and the Bay Area, with multi-ride tickets available. You can also take the easy Thruway bus connections to San Francisco at Emeryville (EMY). Follow @CapitolCorridor

Bring Your Bike Aboard

All trains on the Capitol Corridor are equipped with a limited number of bicycle racks, allowing you to bring your bike onboard as unboxed, carry-on baggage. It's an easy and convenient way to take your bike with you.

Follow in the footsteps of California’s dreamers, from the gold rushers of the 1840s to the Silicon Valley innovators of the 21st century. Enjoy fast, traffic-free travel across Northern California, with stops that put you just steps away from the heart of government, technology and oenology. Bring your bike and blaze your own trail through Sacramento and the other dynamic cities of the Bay Area.

“California presented to people a new model for the American dream...the willingness to gamble on the future.” — H.W. Brands, historian