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02-02-2009, 11:29 PM
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Originally Posted by TheDanceOfMaternity View Post
Amtrak is bull ****. It usually costs more than a plane flight would between two cities.

If you're not going to San Francisco at all, why stop there. Connect in Portland/Seattle/Salt Lake City etc.
Amtrak looks to cost less than the cab fares my team will have to take from Sacramento Airport to our hotel, seems reasonable enough to me.

And I got the flight to SF real cheap, which really limited my options, it was just over $100 cheaper to fly direct into SF than connect in Denver (the only other option I got) to get into Sacramento.

Originally Posted by bosco99 View Post
I used to work in Emeryville and have taken the amtrak many times from sacramento. Take Bart to Richmond. Amtrak and bart share that same station, as opposed to Emeryville where you'd have to take a bus (although it's free) from bart to the train station. It shouldn't be a problem if your traveling during normal hours.
Yeah, I noticed that when I dug a bit more. Probably the way I'll do it.

Thanks again for the help.

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