Continue the fun at California’s Great America with specially priced park tickets, exclusively for ACE passengers!

Discounted Ticket Price: $39
Valid Dates: Weekdays only starting on May 29th through August 10th*.
*Blackout dates are July 4th, due to no ACE train service in observance of the Fourth of July holiday and, June 22nd, 27th and August 8th due to California’s Great America park closure. For a complete list of park closures and operating hours, visit https://www.cagreatamerica.com/explore/calendar-and-hours.

How to Receive Your Discount Park Ticket:

Ride ACE train #07 (westbound) to the Great America station then present your ACE ticket at the front gate admission booth. Return to your originating station by riding ACE train #10 (eastbound) leaving the Great America station at 6:52 PM.
Instant tickets can be purchased to ride ACE by clicking here, or by visiting the following ACE stations: Stockton, Lathrop/Manteca, Tracy, Livermore, Pleasanton or Fremont. For station locations and hours click here.

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
The recommended time to leave the park to ACE’s Great America station is 6:15 PM. ACE train #10 arrives at the Great America station at 6:52 PM.
 Considering a group to ride the ACE train to California’s Great America? Let us put your trip together, click here to contact your Personal Trip Consultant.

ACE FAQs

How do I purchase an ACE ticket?

You can purchase Instant Tickets by visiting www.acerail.com. In the left-hand column under “BUY TICKETS” select “Standard Tickets” then input your information to determine the fare. Select "INSTANT TICKET" (you may not receive your ticket(s) in time for your departure date if other delivery method is chosen), or you can purchase ACE tickets by visiting ACE stations. Forms of payment accepted at the ACE stations are: cash, Visa/Mastercard. Forms of payment for Instant Tickets are Visa/Mastercard.

What are the terms and conditions of purchasing an Instant Ticket?

Instant Tickets can be printed or shown from your smartphone on the ACE train, (please select “Instant Ticket – Print Online” in the delivery menu options. The ticket must be kept until reaching your final destination and must be prominently displayed. Ticket cannot be refunded or replaced and is subject to the ACE rules, regulations and tariffs. The ticket is electronically validated and is only valid for the specified date and time period printed on the ticket. The ticket requires no further validation to board the train. Passenger must carry and present identification on demand to ACE staff. Trip validation is good for the origin and destination identified on the date of travel. Ticket is non-transferable and is valid only for the person whose name was entered as passenger at the time of purchase. Criminal offense if misused, reproduced or altered in any way (640P.C.).

Which ACE stations can I purchase ACE train tickets at?

You can purchase ACE train tickets 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 station purchased tickets prior to boarding the train. Ticket validation machines are available at each station.

Are ACE train tickets refundable?

No, tickets to ride ACE are non-refundable.

Which train do I take from origination station?

ACE train 07

What time do I board ACE train 07 from my origination station?

Stockton: 7:05 AM
Lathrop/Manteca: 7:24 AM
Tracy: 7:36 AM
Vasco Road: 8:05 AM
Livermore: 8:10 AM
Pleasanton: 8:18 AM
Fremont: 8:40 AM
Arrives at Great America station at 8:58 AM

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 will I arrive back to my origination station?

When leaving the ACE Great America station at 6:52 PM on ACE train 10, scheduled arrival to origination station is:
Fremont: 7:08 PM
Pleasanton: 7:31 PM
Livermore: 7:40 PM
Vasco Road: 7:45 PM
Tracy: 8:14 PM
Lathrop/Manteca: 8:26 PM
Stockton: 8:50 PM

Which train do I take from the Great America station to return home?

ACE train 10 leaves the station at 6:52 PM. Please be sure to exit California’s Great America in enough time to arrive at the Great America station. Recommend leaving the park no later than 6:15 PM if walking to ACE’s Great America station.

Where can I download the train schedule?

https://www.acerail.com/Getting-You-There/Timetable-and-Fare-Chart/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 to $25.75 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 by using the drop-down menu for instant tickets on www.acerail.com.

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 Wifi, power receptacles, and dim-lit cars for relaxation. For a complete list of what to expect during your ride, visit https://www.acerail.com/Getting-You-There/Train-Amenities.

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  https://www.cagreatamerica.com/help/tips-for-guests.

Where can I find the address and information for the origination station?

Visit www.acerail.com/Getting-You-There then select the origination station.

Is parking free at the stations?

There may be Pleasanton station, there may be a parking fee during the Alameda County Fair (June 16-July 9). If parking at the Fremont Centerville Station, there may be a parking fee, 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

Does ACE provide discounted fares for children?

Yes, visit www.acerail.com in the left-hand column under “BUY TICKETS” select “Standard Tickets,” select appropriate discount from the drop-down menu, input your information to determine the fare.

Can I bring a stroller on the ACE train?

Yes. California’s Great America also offers stroller rentals for $15 per day plus a $5 refundable deposit, and a double passenger stroller at $18 per day plus a $5 refundable deposit. Check out strollers in the morning, as supplies are limited.
 

California’s Great America FAQs

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

Valid Dates: Monday through Friday starting on May 29th through August 10th*.

*Exceptions are July 4th, due to no ACE train service in observance of the Fourth of July holiday and June 22nd, 27th and August 8th due to California’s Great America park closure. For a complete list of park closures and operating hours, visit https://www.cagreatamerica.com/explore/calendar-and-hours.

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

California’s Great America guests can purchase up to 10 discounted park admission tickets with their ACE train ticket.

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

For hours of operation, visit www.cagreatamerica.com/explore/calendar-and-hours.
What is the cost of the ticket for California’s Great America?
The special discounted ticket price is $39 per person. 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 the California’s Great America discounted park ticket valid on weekends?

No, the special discounted ticket price is only valid on the days that the ACE trains runs which are Monday through Friday.


*Exceptions are July 4th, due to no ACE train service in observance of the Fourth of July holiday and June 22nd, 27th and August 8th due to California’s Great America park closure. For a complete list of park closures and operating hours, visit https://www.cagreatamerica.com/explore/calendar-and-hours.
Where can I find additional answers to frequent questions regarding California’s Great America?
For additional information regarding California’s Great America by visiting www.cagreatamerica.com/help/frequently-asked-questions