Amtrak Capitol Corridor Route

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Auburn-Sacramento-Emeryville (San Francisco)-Oakland-San Jose

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Journey Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Departures: Multiple Departures Daily

Amtrak Capitol Corridor 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 Café Car, modified hours at some staffed stations and the implementation of enhanced safety measures.

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.

Amtrak Capitol Corridor ''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.

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

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.

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Features & Amenities
  • Bring Your Bike Aboard
Amtrak Capitol Corridor Amenities: Amenities Vary by Train.

Train Stations Served by the Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Auburn, CA (ARN)
Rocklin, CA (RLN)
Roseville, CA (RSV)
Sacramento, CA - Sacramento Valley Station (SAC)
Davis, CA (DAV)
Fairfield-Vacaville, CA (FFV)

Suisun-Fairfield, CA (SUI)
Martinez, CA (MTZ)
Richmond, CA (RIC)
Berkeley, CA (BKY)
Emeryville, CA (EMY)
Oakland, CA - Jack London Square Station (OKJ)

Oakland, CA - Coliseum/Airport (OAC)
Hayward, CA (HAY)
Fremont, CA - Amtrak/ACE Station (FMT)
Santa Clara, CA - Great America (GAC)
Santa Clara, CA - Transit Center (SCC)
San Jose, CA - Diridon Station (SJC)

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Route Highlights ''Sacramento, California''

Sacramento, California

Before it was a bustling state capital, Sacramento was a stop on the Pony Express. Relive the city’s pioneer spirit in Old Town and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, or explore the Capitol building’s classic architecture.

Enrich your railroading adventure by exploring the beauty and brawn of the locomotives and coaches that forged the Golden State’s history at the California State Railroad Museum.

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Route Highlights ''Oakland, California''

Oakland, California

Explore the world-class bonsai garden in the urban oasis of Lake Merritt, where you can also run, bike, stroll or rent a boat. Indulge in more waterfront fun at Jack London Square, a hub for shopping, dining and recreation along the city’s Embarcadero.

Tour the USS Potomac, FDR’s presidential yacht that was known as the “Floating White House,” or catch a ferry to that other city by the bay, San Francisco.

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Route Highlights ''San Jose, California''

San Jose, California

Immerse yourself in international flavors and cultures, from sushi and sake in one of the few remaining authentic Japantowns in America, to artifacts and alchemy at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. Then head for the hills, where wine trails meet bike trails in the Santa Cruz mountains.

Sacramento - Oakland - San Jose
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