Kids 'n' Trains San Joaquins

Bakersfield - Fresno - Sacramento - Emeryville (San Francisco by Thruway Bus)

Kids in grades K - 12 (ages 5 through 18) and adult chaperones travel at the same low price for travel one-way or round-trip in the same day. If travel is round-trip and the return is not on the same day, the fare is doubled. Additional discounts do not apply for kids and adults. The rates are valid for schools and youth groups only.

Parents traveling with children under the age of five (5) are not considered as part of the group reservation. Please do not include them in your passenger count when completing your Kid-n-Trains group reservation form. Parents traveling with children under the age of five (5) must make a separate reservation at regular rates on Amtrak.com or by calling 1-800-872-7245.

Valid Travel Dates Zones Fares
September 21, 2022 to February 28, 2023
1 $7 per person
September 22, 2022 to February 28, 2023
2,3,4,5 $6 per person
March 1, 2022 to August 16, 2023
1 $10 per person
March 1, 2022 to August 16, 2023
2,3,4,5 $9 per person

Fares

Zone 1: Sacramento through Stockton (Thruway Bus travel without rail segment in itinerary not permitted)

Zone 2: San Francisco through Stockton

Zone 3: Martinez to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Zone 4: Stockton through Fresno

Zone 5: Fresno through Bakersfield

Thruway Bus Travel Only Permitted Between

  • Emeryville and San Francisco stops
  • Stockton and Sacramento stops
  • Martinez and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom stop

Valid San Joaquins Trains

  • Southbound: 702, 704, 710, 712, 714, 716, 718
  • Northbound: 701, 703, 709, 711, 713, 715, 717
  • Valid for sale March 1, 2022 - July 15, 2023
  • Valid for travel April 1, 2022 - August 16, 2023
  • Advance reservations required a minimum of 30 days prior to travel
  • Advance purchase required a minimum of seven days prior to travel
  • Valid for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only
  • Blackout dates:
    • All Fridays and Sundays
    • April 15, 2022
    • April 18, 2022
    • May 27, 2022
    • July 1, 2022
    • July 4, 2022
    • September 2, 2022
    • September 5, 2022
    • November 22 - 23, 2022
    • November 26 - 28, 2022
    • December 23 - 24, 2022
    • December 26 - 27, 2022
    • December 30 - 31, 2022
    • January 2, 2023
    • February 17, 2023
    • February 20, 2023
    • April 7, 2023
    • April 10, 2023
    • May 26, 2023