Starting September 7—Ride the ACE Train to Great America on Saturdays!


Discounted Weekday Saver Ticket Price (valid Monday-Friday admission): $38.00 ($21.00 off front gate price)
Discounted Good Any Day Ticket Price (valid for Saturday Train Service (7-days a week)): $40.00 ($19.00 off front gate price)*

Valid Dates: 7/1/19-9/2/19 for weekday tickets and 7/1/19-10/27/19 for weekend tickets*.

Purchase Your Park Ticket:

Click here to purchase discounted California’s Great America tickets.

Important Details:

The front gate to California’s Great America is approximately a 20-minute walk from ACE’s Great America station. For walking directions CLICK HERE.

Be sure to check park hours and operating days, visit

Considering a group to ride the ACE train to California’s Great America?

Let us put your trip together! 10 or more round trip travelers can receive discounted ACE tickets to/from the Great America station. Contact an ACE Personal Trip Consultant to discuss your options by calling 1-800-411-RAIL (7245).

Even deeper discounts for California’s Great America are available for groups!

Grab your family and friends and pay only $34.00 per ticket (plus website processing fee) for groups of 15 or more. CLICK HERE, then click the GROUPS tab to purchase tickets!


How do I purchase an ACE ticket?

You can purchase your round trip ticket on the app which is available for free download at:
The Apple iTunes Store or on Google Play or you can purchase a paper ticket. Tickets purchased through the app require activation prior to boarding the train which is done directly through the app (one way and round trip tickets are valid for seven days after purchasing, see app ticket information on the ACE website for additional information) — multiple tickets can be purchased and activated if more than one person travels on that day. Paper tickets can also be purchased at the following ACE stations: Stockton, Lathrop/Manteca, Tracy, Livermore, Pleasanton, and Fremont. For station hours of operation and locations CLICK HERE. You must validate your paper tickets prior to boarding the train. Ticket validation machines are available at each station.

What time should I arrive at my origination station?

Recommend arriving 15 to 20 minutes before the scheduled ACE train arrival to park and walk to the platform.

What time should I leave California’s Great America if walking to back to the train station?

It is about a 20-minute walk from the main gate of the park to the station, it is recommended you leave the park at least 30 minutes before the train arrives at the Great America station.

Is there ACE train service on weekends?

Saturday Service begins on September 7, 2019 with two daily round trips. For schedule information CLICK HERE.

Do I have to ride the ACE train to receive the discount?

No. Anyone can take advantage of the discount provided through the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC), however, there are many benefits to taking the train to the theme park including a relaxing and safe ride to and from the station, the ability to travel as a group, avoid the cost of parking, and after all the fun you’ll have at the park, you can arrive to your origination station feeling refreshed with a quick nap on the ride back to your origination station!

Are ACE train tickets refundable?

No, tickets to ride the ACE train are non-refundable.

Where can I download the train schedule?

Is there a minimum age to ride ACE without an adult?

Yes, children under the age of 12 are not permitted to travel without an adult in attendance (12 and older may ride ACE without an adult).

What is the fare to ride ACE to the Great America station?

Depending on your origination station, round-trip fares range from $11.75 to $27.50 per adult, (1) one child 5 and under may ride ACE for free per paying adult. Discounted tickets are available for children ages 6 to 12 (with a ticketed adult), seniors and the disabled.

As a current ACE rider, can I use my monthly pass or 20-trip ticket to receive the discounted California’s Great America admission ticket?

Yes! Current passengers must have a monthly pass or 20-ticket to the Great America station or beyond to ride ACE to the park for this promotion or an additional ticket would need to be purchased.

Are there ADA accommodation?

Yes, platforms and cars are ADA compliant and include a service ramp for boarding and deboarding.

What comfort and amenities can I expect on the ACE train?

ACE trains feature free Wi-Fi, power receptacles, restrooms and dim-lit cars for relaxation.

Can I leave items on the train?

No, all personal items must be taken with you. If you need to store items while at the park, California’s Great America has locker rentals. For information about what you can bring into the park, and general tips for guests, visit

Is parking free at the stations?

Most stations offer free parking. However, the Pleasanton station may charge a fee during the Alameda County Fair or if a scheduled event is taking place. If parking at the Fremont Centerville Station, there may be a parking fee;nn please check with the City of Fremont or the Centerville Station.

How do I get to/from the Great America station to the front gates of California’s Great America?

Most guests will choose to walk which is approximately 20 minutes, other options are to use rideshare services like Uber or Lift at your own expense. For walking directions, visit: this LINK.

Can I bring a stroller on the ACE train?

Yes. California’s Great America also offers stroller rentals for a fee. Check out strollers in the morning, as supplies are limited.

California’s Great America FAQs

When is California’s Great America theme park promotion valid?

Valid Dates: 7/1/19-9/2/19 for weekday tickets. 7/1/19-10/27/19 for weekend tickets (excluding Winterfest and Halloween Haunt).
For a complete list of park closures and operating hours, visit

How many discounted park tickets can I purchase with a valid ACE train ticket?

California’s Great America guests can purchase up to 14 discounted park admission tickets at a time.

What are the hours of operation for California’s Great America?

For hours of operation, visit

What is the cost of the ticket for California’s Great America?

The special discounted ticket price is $38 per person for weekday tickets, $40 for weekend tickets. This price is valid for adults, juniors and seniors.

At what age are children required to have an admission ticket to California’s Great America?

Guests 3 years old and older require an admission ticket to the park.

Is California’s Great America discounted park ticket valid on weekends?


Where can I find additional answers to frequent questions regarding California’s Great America?

For additional information regarding California’s Great America visit

Can I purchase meals in advance?

Yes! When you purchase your tickets to the park online by CLICKING HERE you can add meals, Fast Lane or FunPix!

California’s Great America Disclaimer:

Weekday Tickets: Ages 3 & up. Tickets are valid for admission to California’s Great America anyone 2019 public operating day, Monday-Friday, through 9/2. Not valid for Halloween Haunt or WinterFest.

Weekend Tickets: Ages 3 & up. Valid for admission to California’s Great America anyone 2019 public operating day through 10/27. Not valid for Halloween Haunt or WinterFest.

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Please check California’s Great America website for hours of operation prior to purchasing tickets.

No refunds.

Website processing fees applied at checkout.

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