Sierra Scenic Train

ftst_logo17-2 (OFFICIAL OPERATOR) Step aboard the Sierra Scenic Train and enjoy the magnificent Sierra Nevada Mountain scenery in comfort and style. All seats are reserved, for both individuals and groups. Historical narration, strolling minstrels and our special Piano Lounge Car provide onboard entertainment. You may purchase meals and drinks in the Cafe/Bar Car, or bring your own if you wish. Ice and glasses are provided, also lunch on the return trip, served at your seat.

Family Friendly, Ideal for Retirees!

Call (800) 783-0783 for Individual Reservations and to block Group Space (16+ passengers qualify for a group).

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Call (800) 783-0783 for Individual Reservations and to block Group Space (16+ passengers qualify for a group). 

Online booking function is under construction. 


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; Dance Car, Piano Lounge, Card Magician and ELVIS Tribute Artist.
  • Meals served aboard the train – Hot KFC 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 $159 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 $269 per person to package or rail only rates. Travel like a Rail Baron! 

  • 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.                                                                                      (jpeg) 2017 Boomer-EBD-Group (2)  Click to enlarge.

** EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT : Book and pay in full by December 15, 2017 to receive $10 per person Early Booking Discount off the 2018 Sierra Scenic & Reno Fun Train brochure package and rail only rates.  Welcome Aboard Discount may be combined with either Boomer 50+ Savings or Group Savings.  Call for single, triple and quad occupancy prices. Children 2 – 11 years old $99. sharing hotel with adult.

*Roundtrip transfer from Reno Amtrak Station provided by hotel shuttle.

2017 Fares:   Hotel prices are per person, double occupancy (2 people sharing the hotel room) and INCLUDE Silver Service Coach seat package.    2018 fares will be announced Fall 2017.

HOTEL Brochure



TRAIN ONLY –   Per coach seat fare,  no hotel $284 $269
SANDS REGENCY * $314 $304
CIRCUS CIRCUS* $315 $305
HARRAH’S* $320 $310
NUGGET* $320 $310
ELDORADO $325 $315
SILVER LEGACY* $334 $324
CIRCUS – MINI SUITE* $334 $324
PEPPERMILL* $350 $340
ELDORADO – SPA $390 $380
Online booking for Sierra Scenic Train currently unavailable
Call (800) 783-0783 for reservations.

2018 Departure Dates and Themes are here!

From $279 *Silver Service

From $438 *Gold Service

* Welcome Aboard Discount book & pay by December 15, 2017. 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 Sierra Scenic Train.

2018 Departure Stations; Oakland, Richmond (BART Connection), Martinez, Suisun, Sacramento and Roseville. San Jose train or bus connection available for additional cost of $45. Prices, departure dates and themes subject to change.

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 Themes subject to change.

  • Feb. 20   MOTOWN EXPRESS 
  • Feb. 27   RAT PACK Leavin’ Vegas, Reno bound 
  • Mar. 6     AMERICAN BANDSTAND, Best of the 50’s & 60’s  New Theme                                                                   

The Sierra Scenic’s ELVIS Tribute Artist, Colorado Elvis, not only welcomes passengers aboard but performs in the CLUB LOCOMOTION Dance Car on every departure with a whole lot of shakin’ going on!

Andy Amyx, our onboard Magician, will amaze you with his slight of hand and card tricks.  Don’t worry folks, he leaves the doves and fire home at his magic lair!

“All aboard!” with TOP SHELF CLASSICS our special guest entertainment aboard the SIERRA SCENIC Valentine’s Motown Train February 14 – 16, 2017.  Optional show at Harrah’s Sammy’s Showroom will be offered on Wednesday for an additional cost.  “You’ve gotta go!”