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Traveling throughout Northern California as a group is easier with the Capitol Corridor. Groups of 20 or more can enjoy day-trips or multi-day excursions and see all the beauty, wonder, and excitement that the region has to offer.

What’s more, groups traveling aboard the Capitol Corridor can expect:

• 30% or more off the full fare ticket price (Schools: see Train Treks Fares)
• Free Wi-Fi and access to power outlets
• Comfortable seating options that keep your group together
• On-Board food and beverage options

To ensure the successful planning of your upcoming trip, Group Travel Requests must be made at least 21 days in advance. If this is your first time as a Group Leader, take a look at our Group Leader Guide to make sure your group stays on track.

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Which Group Travel Program is Right for You?

Train Treks Student Groups

Capitol Corridor’s Train Treks program offers discounted train travel for school and youth groups (K-12). Refer to the Train Treks for Students program for your classroom field trip.

Business Groups

Whether you’re planning your next team builder, office retreat or convention, Capitol Corridor’s Business Program offers discounted travel packages as well as the ability to collaborate in motion.

Social Groups

Families, friends and more can maximize their time together while saving on travel cost through Capitol Corridor’s Social Group Program.

Small Groups

Groups under 20 should visit our current promotions section for valid offers, including our Friends & Family discount that offers 50% off on up to five companion fares!


Student Groups

Ride the Capitol Corridor on your next school field trip!

Take the learning experience beyond the classroom and provide students with an opportunity to get up close and personal with top Northern California sites and destinations all made possible by the convenience of traveling by rail. Capitol Corridor’s Train Treks program offers discounted train travel for schools and youth groups of 20 or more through Grade 12, with roundtrip fares ranging from just $3 to $19! Group Travel Requests must be made at least 21 days in advance.

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Planning Your Trip

Chaperones: To help plan your trip, the Group Leader Guide will make sure your group has a successful trip. Train Treks is a youth first program and Chaperones are required for each group. The required minimum is 1 chaperone per 6 students, and the number of chaperones may be equal to, but not exceed the number of students.

Onboard Meals: Make the most of the onboard experience for your group. Train Treks can prepare box lunches for groups of 50 or more for just $6.50 each and contains:
• Half sandwich
• Goldfish Graham cookies (chocolate or cinnamon)
• Lay’s Classic potato chips
• Naturally sweetened applesauce
• Boxed juice drink (assorted flavors)

Pricing and contents subject to change without notice. Groups under 50 are welcome to visit the Café Car, which offers a variety of snacks, meals and beverages.

Current Fares

train-treks-map-pricesFor the Train Treks program, the Capitol Corridor route is broken into four fare zones:
Zone 1: Sacramento to Richmond = $10 roundtrip per person
Zone 2: Richmond to Oakland Coliseum = $3 roundtrip per person
Zone 3: Emeryville to San Francisco = $3 one way per person, $6 roundtrip per person
Zone 4: Oakland Coliseum to San Jose = $3 roundtrip per person

The roundtrip cost per person (adult chaperone and youth) to travel to and from stations within each zone is based upon the demand for travel segments. Groups are not allowed to travel onboard trains between Auburn and Sacramento.

Sample Fares

• Sacramento to San Francisco PIER 39 = $19 per person, roundtrip
• Richmond to San Jose = $6 per person, roundtrip
• Fremont to Sacramento = $16 per person, roundtrip

Featured Destinations for Train Treks

The Capitol Corridor route connects with many of the major event and conference centers located throughout Northern California:
• Oakland Coliseum (OAC): Oracle Arena
• Oakland Jack London (OKJ): USS Potomac, Oakland Museum of California
• Sacramento (SAC): California State Railroad Museum and California State Capitol
• San Francisco (SFC): Exploratorium
• San Jose (SJC): San Jose Discovery Museum


Business Groups

Train travel is the perfect setting for collaboration, networking or simply building rapport amongst your team. While away from the office, teams can still maximize their productivity with onboard amenities such as the free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and food and beverage service.

Business Groups of 20 or more can take advantage of a 30% discount on full fare ticket prices. Group Travel Requests must be made at least 21 days in advance.

Reserve your trip today!

Planning Your Trip

To help plan your trip, the Group Leader Guide will make sure your group has a successful trip. The Capitol Corridor route connects with many of the major event and conference centers located throughout Northern California:
• Oakland Coliseum (OAC): Oracle Arena
• Sacramento (SAC): Golden 1 Center, Raley Field and Sacramento Convention Center
• San Jose (SJC): SAP Center and San Jose Convention Center
• Santa Clara/Great America (GAC): Levi’s Stadium and Santa Clara Convention Center


Friends, Families and Organizations

Make your trip about more than just the destination, and make the trip there just as fun by traveling as a group. For years, Capitol Corridor has hosted groups such as the Red Hatters, church groups and Rotary Clubs get everywhere from the State Capital, sporting events, to Fisherman’s Wharf. While aboard the train, you and your group can play games, enjoy casual conversation, dine, or simply relax until you get to your final destination.

Social Groups of 20 or more can take advantage of a 30% discount on full fare ticket prices. Group Travel Requests must be made at least 21 days in advance. Reserve your group today!

Reserve your trip today!

Planning Your Trip

To help plan your trip, the Group Leader Guide will make sure your group has a successful trip. The Capitol Corridor route connects with many of the major event and conference centers located throughout Northern California:
• Oakland Coliseum (OAC): Oracle Arena
• Sacramento (SAC): Old Sacramento and the State Capital
• San Francisco (SFW): Fisherman’s Wharf
• San Francisco (SFC): AT&T Ball Park
• San Jose (SJC): SAP Center and San Jose Discovery Museum
• Santa Clara/Great America (GAC): Levi’s Stadium and Great America

Group Travel Information

Marques Cook
Marketing and Group Sales
(877) 974-3322, option 3
groupdesk@capitolcorridor.org

Group Leader Trip Support

Phone: (800) 872-1477
Fax: (800) 872-3298
Amtrak-schoolsontrains@amtrak.com

2017 Blackout Dates

January 1-2
February 17 and 20
April 13-14 and 17
May 26 and 29
September 1 and 4
November 21-22 and 25-27
December 22-24 and 29-31

2018 Blackout Dates

January 2
May 25

Valid for sale through June 9, 2018
Valid for travel through June 30, 2018

When Can You Travel?

Group travel must be booked at least 21 calendar days in advance. Group Leaders can book their next trip starting on this date: