Capitol Corridor

  • Auburn
  • Sacramento
  • Emeryville (San Francisco)
  • Oakland
  • San Jose
3 hours 15 minutes 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. The Capitol Corridor provides convenient, frequent and affordable 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.

Modified Service and Other Adjustments

Capitol Corridor trains are now following a temporarily reduced schedule based on current ridership needs. Visit to read about other adjustments to the service, such as the reduction of food and beverage sales in the onboard Cafe Car, modified hours at some staffed stations and the implementation of enhanced safety measures.

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

Features & Amenities

Amenities vary by train.

Accommodations vary by train.

Capitol Corridor Cafe Menu

Downloadable menus are updated regularly, but menu items and prices are subject to change and may be different from what is available onboard.

Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.

See the Complete Pet Program Guidelines