Find budget-friendly fares to San Francisco on Capitol Corridor

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January 4, 2022
Find budget-friendly fares to San Francisco on Capitol Corridor

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Travel to the City by the Bay in style on board the Capitol Corridor from the Sacramento region with comfy seating, plenty of legroom, scenic views, free Wi-Fi, and a variety of refreshments from the Café Car. And the best part? No traffic or parking hassles!

Budget-Friendly Fares for Everyone

There are lots of ways to save on the Capitol Corridor! 

Bring the whole crew for a fantastic day or weekend getaway by taking advantage of the Capitol Corridor’s everyday Friends & Family deal. Buy one full-fare ticket and bring up to five others for 50% off.

California Every Discounts also make traveling easy and affordable for seniors, students, veterans, passengers with disabilities, and more.

Visit the Capitol Corridor’s Deals page for information about and to book these deals.

Getting to San Francisco

The Capitol Corridor train serves 18 stations along a 170-mile route between Auburn/Sacramento and San Jose. 

It includes dedicated bus connections to extend its service to many more great destinations, including San Francisco. You have three options for getting into San Francisco after your ride on the Capitol Corridor:

  • Dedicated Bus: From Emeryville, a dedicated Capitol Corridor bus connection transports Capitol Corridor train passengers into San Francisco, stopping downtown at Salesforce Plaza. Check schedules here.

  • BART*: Passengers can use Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) at the Richmond Station or Oakland Coliseum Station to connect to the Capitol Corridor. Check BART schedules, routes, and fares here. BART fares may be paid with a Clipper card, available for purchase on board Capitol Corridor trains in the Cafe Car.

  • Ferry*: From Oakland's Jack London Square, take the San Francisco Bay Ferry for a more relaxed and scenic journey.*

* Note: additional transit fares apply for BART and the San Francisco Bay Ferry. Learn more about Capitol Corridor's transit connections here.

Visit the Capitol Corridor website for general route and schedule information. And, check out their Deals & Promotions page for more info on the Friends & Family deal and other money-saving discounts.

San Francisco Destination Information

Find quick tips and suggestions for your time in San Francisco here. Activities and attractions near the Salesforce Plaza include the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), The Ferry Building, shopping in Union Square, and San Francisco Giants baseball at Oracle Park.


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