We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Reno, NV
Phone Number:
+1 800-783-0783
Website
Description:

Key Holidays of Walnut Creek, CA operates the weekend Reno Fun Train and...

Key Holidays of Walnut Creek, CA operates the weekend Reno Fun Train and midweek Reno Snow Train only in February and March. This special charter train departs from the SF Bay Area to Reno and includes choice of Reno Hotel, meals on train, dance car, piano lounge,strolling minstrels and more.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 18 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
A quick three day juant to Reno

My wife and I made the trip and we decided to go ‘first class’ with the Gold Pass and we were in the youngest couple, but the others were fun. The meals were pretty good on the... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
George D
,
Suisun City, California
Add Photo Write a Review

18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 17: English reviews
LOMPOC
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I cannot give a review for the actual train seeing as it was cancelled because of a mud slide. But being almost two months later and still no refund is the worst customer service I have ever seen. Apparently the main office wants to only give 1 or 2 a day according to the representative I talked to today the... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Charlene E
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We looked forward to our Reno Fun Train weekend getaway. Unfortunately, a severe storm forced its cancellation (Amtrak closed the tracks to Reno). I don't blame Key Holidays for that. I do take exception to them not honoring their promise to process a credit. First promise - wait seven days. We waited three weeks. Second promise - you'll see the... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank catraveller999
Suisun City, California
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My wife and I made the trip and we decided to go ‘first class’ with the Gold Pass and we were in the youngest couple, but the others were fun. The meals were pretty good on the Gold Pass. Unfortunately, you face backward either coming or going because you are sitting at a table like arrangement, and my wife gets... More 

Helpful?
Thank George D
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The Sierra Scenic Snow Train is the weekday version of the Reno Fun Train which runs from San Jose to Reno on Tuesdays and returns to the Bay Area on Thursdays. The train makes stops in Oakland (Jack London Square), Richmond (BART), Martinez, Suisun, Sacramento and Roseville on it's way to Reno. The trip was simply outstanding; the service was... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank nascarbilly
Mountain View, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are members of the Pacific Locomotive Association (PLA) and the Niles Canyon Railroad (NCRY). Some of the members planned a Fun Train trip and we went along. The 'fun' was non stop. There were snacks, a great Elvis impersonator, and a Murder Mystery with great actors and clues scattered throughout the train. The views of the... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Robin Z
Sacramento, California, USA
Level Contributor
116 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I had taken some pictures back in February when we went on the Reno Fun Train and had lost them on the Cloud, but I had finally found them on the Cloud. It was our 26 yrs of marriage and we wanted to something different so we decided on the Reno Fun Train that we had heard allot about. And... More 

Helpful?
7 Thank millwrightjoefl
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I liked the tour and the stories about the trains during the old west. I was sorry riding was not available,

Helpful?
2 Thank Willie J
Citrus Heights, California
Level Contributor
83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We went on the Madri train on Feb 28th. Very nice experience, quiet, peaceful, relaxing trip. This was a special gift for my Birthday. We boarded in Roseville for the 4 hour trip to Reno. We paid for the Gold service. It was well worth the extra comfort and great views from the observation car with gourmet meal service below... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank goldrushgal
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

It's just fun being on a train, period, but add cocktails, music and lots of people in a great mood, and it's a great scene to be in! We got on in Sacramento, and the train was right on time. We had the Gold Service, so we had the dome car, bar and server right in our car. Also a... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank CampingKatie
Shingle Springs, California
Level Contributor
131 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Went on the Mardi Gras trip which was Feb 28-March 2nd. The words "Mardi Gras" should be an indication of how the trip went. Do not confuse the Fun train with the Snow train! Fun train is on the weekend and must be 21, the snow train is during the week and children are allowed. We hopped on in Sacramento...the... More 

Helpful?
10 Thank NORA K

Travellers who viewed Reno Fun Train also viewed

 

Been to Reno Fun Train? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Reno Fun Train and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Reno Fun Train staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?