Reno Fun Train

reno-fun-train-sierra-scenic-large (OFFICIAL OPERATOR) Trains aren't just for little boys anymore! Whether you are looking for an adult getaway from the kiddies, a truly memorable group excursion or value added corporate incentive the 500 passenger, 15 car RENO FUN TRAIN has it all! Leave the congestion of Bay Area traffic and stressful airport hassles behind you as you "train it" over the awesome 7,000 ft Sierra Nevada Mountain summit while you party with friends, old and new. Upon arriving into downtown Reno, Nevada you can try your hand at lady luck, ski or snowboard, take in a show or be wined & dined at top-rated restaurants. On the ride home Sunday the party continues or simply relax in your roomy, reserved seat as you take in the splendor of one of the top 10 rail routes in the world. "All Aboard!"

You must be over 21-years of age to ride this Party Train!
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Silver Coach Service Price Includes:  

  • Roundtrip Reserved Coach seat from SF Bay Area & Sacramento to Reno. San Jose and other Amtrak Connections available for additional cost.
  • Aboard the Fun Train; CLUB LOCAMOTION Dance Car, Piano Lounge, Card Magician and ELVIS Tribute Artist.
  • Meals served aboard the train – Hot Lunch going, Deli Lunch on the return. Cups & ice provided.
  • ALL Taxes – Including Hotel Resort Fees. Hotel Shuttle if not within walking distance
    Sands, Circus Circus, Nugget, Silver Legacy, and Peppermill.
  • Eat and gamble your way through Reno with “Winner’s Book” of coupons featuring discounted meals, shows & more!

Gold Service Price Includes:

Add $169 per person to package or rail only rates. First Class Option!

  • Roundtrip Reserved Dome Car seat from SF Bay Area & Sacramento to Reno with 1st Class Service.
  • “Welcome Aboard” and afternoon refreshments.
  • 3-Course Dining Car luncheon served round trip.
  • Access to Fun Train & Sierra Scenic Dance Car, Piano Lounge and Entertainment.
  • Hotel taxes and shuttle listed above and “Winner’s Book” of Coupons.

Platinum Service Price Includes:

Add $289 per person to package or rail only rates. Travel like a Rail Baron! 

Call Key Holidays’ Group Department at (800) 783-0783 to reserve.  Many not be booked online.

  • Experience Private Rail Car service and exclusivity in Platinum Service aboard the Reno Fun Train or Sierra Scenic.
  • Available for a minimum group size of 22 – 28 passengers.
  • Includes elegant buffet meals, all beverages and 1st Class Exclusive Service. Platinum Service Rail Car features Dome Seats, Lounge and Chef Station Areas.
  • Access to Fun Train & Sierra Scenic Dance Car, Piano Lounge and Entertainment.
  • Hotel taxes and shuttle listed above and “Winner’s Book” of Coupons.Hotel prices are per person, double occupancy (2 people sharing the hotel room) and INCLUDE Silver Service Coach seat package.

Hotel prices are per person, double occupancy (2 people sharing the hotel room) and INCLUDE Silver Service Coach seat package.  2019 fare ESTIMATES.

HOTEL Brochure Early Booking    Discount
TRAIN ONLY –  Per coach seat fare,  no hotel  $310 $295
THE NUGGET * $384 $369
CIRCUS CIRCUS * $424 $409
SANDS REGENCY * $394 $379
CIRCUS – MINI SUITE* $454 $439
HARRAHS $420 $405
ELDORADO $440 $425
SILVER LEGACY * $440 $425
PEPPERMILL * $444 $429
ELDORADO – SPA $490 $475
 *Roundtrip transfer from Reno Amtrak Station provided by hotel.    

** EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: Book and pay in full by December 14, 2018 to receive a $15 per person Early Booking Discount off the 2019 Fun Train & Sierra Scenic Train brochure package rates.  Welcome Aboard Discount may be combined with either Boomer 50+ Savings or Group Savings. Call (800) 783-0783 for single, triple and quad prices.


Call (800) 783-0783 to block advance Group Space (16+ passengers qualify for a group). Individual reservations (not in a group) will open in the fall 2018. Call to receive information in advance.

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As much as we tried for it to be “The Little Engine That Could”, the 2018 Reno Fun Train & Sierra Scenic Train will be taking a break this season.  This will give us a whole year to get ready for a even better and partying RENO FUN TRAIN operating Winter 2019!

Still need your Reno train ride fix?  Check out our Reno Holiday package featuring Amtrak Superliner CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR to Reno from the Bay Area.  Our package includes coach seats aboard the public train, 2-nights Reno hotel and Winner’s Book. For more information click here: Reno Holiday Package

From $295 Rail Only Silver Service (preliminary fare, subject to change)

From $464 Rail Only Gold Service   (preliminary fare, subject to change)

From price based on per person, Train Only (no hotel) rate.  Scroll down (lower, left side of this web page) for Reno Hotel Packages including Reno Fun Train.


2019 Departures: Feb. 21 (Afternoon Train depart Oakland at 12 Noon), Mar. 1, 8 & Mar. 15 to depart from Oakland at 10:30AM.  Departure Stations; Oakland, Emeryville – as unscheduled stop, Richmond (BART Connection), Martinez, Suisun and Sacramento. San Jose train or bus connection available for additional cost of $55.  Amtrak connections from additional points additional cost. 

Click on schedule to enlarge.  Below is sample train schedule from 2017.  Scroll down for 2019 Departure dates and themes.



Aboard the Fun Train you have the freedom to sit back, relax and enjoy the ride or get dressed up in costume and make it a party! The choice is yours …

  • Feb 21 SOUL TRAIN Best of the 70’s & 80’s
  • Mar. 1  MARDI GRAS
  • Mar. 8  Theme Contest – to be announced.
  • Mar. 15 ST. PATRICK’S and that’s no Blarney.

Preliminary 2019 departure dates and themes.  Subject to change.  Little or no interest in a particular theme may lead to a change, so be sure to let us know what themes appeal to you and get your friends to go!

Prizes for best individual and group costumes and car decorations.  Additional fee for beer sampling participation.

*Reno Pub Crawls: To be announced

Click link here: Crawl Reno