How to travel from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA

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Travel Information to Sacramento, CA from Portland, OR

distanceDistance482 miles (778 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$41 - $95
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $41 (€35) • 10 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $95 (€82) • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 482 miles (778 km) to Sacramento, CA from Portland, OR. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA.

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from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA

How to get from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
07:25PM11h50
Portland, OR
07:15AMSacramento, CA
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
07:25PM11h50
Portland, OR
07:15AMSacramento, CA
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Alaska Airlines
10:57AM1h30
Portland International Airport, OR (PDX)
12:27PMSacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
$4361One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Amtrak
02:22PM16h06
Portland Union Station, Portland, OR
06:28AMSacramento Valley Station, Sacramento, CA
$2101One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:25PM11h30
Portland, OR
06:55AMSacramento, CA
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Spirit Airlines
11:30AM7h04
Portland International Airport, OR (PDX)
06:34PMSacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
$3161One-way
1 transfer
Spirit Airlines
11:30AM8h09
Portland International Airport, OR (PDX)
07:39PMSacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
$3161One-way
1 transfer
Spirit Airlines
05:15AM7h54
Portland International Airport, OR (PDX)
01:09PMSacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
$3161One-way
1 transfer

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Travel to Sacramento from Portland on Amtrak, FlixBus and Greyhound travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak travel running daily, you can travel by travel across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela travel for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your travel journey to Sacramento from Portland, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

      FAQs: Travel from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA

      FAQs: Travel to Sacramento, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA.
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      There are 3 travel options from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA. You can take a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel to Sacramento, CA from Portland, OR is a bus with an average price of $41 (€35).

      This is compared to other travel options from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA:

      Taking a bus costs $54 (€46) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $95 (€82) for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs $49 (€42) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $90 (€77).

      The fastest way from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 28 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Sacramento, CA that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 10 h 35 min of travel time.

      Train takes on average 16 h 6 min.

      The distance from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA is approximately 482 miles (778 km).

      The average frequency per day from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 1 train a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA:

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA:

        • You can take a bus from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA with FlixBus or Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $41 (€35) with FlixBus from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA.
        • You can travel by plane to Sacramento, CA from Portland, OR with Alaska Airlines or Spirit Airlines, and you can find Alaska Airlines Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA tickets for $95 (€82) on Omio.
        • You can travel by train to Sacramento, CA from Portland, OR with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA tickets for $90 (€77) on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA with the following travel companies:

        • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Sacramento, CA with Greyhound.
        • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Sacramento, CA with Amtrak.

        Direct services to Sacramento, CA tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

        Your trip from Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA doesn't have to end in Sacramento, CA. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Reno, NV or Oakland, CA. If you’d like to add San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Reno, NV or Oakland, CA to your Portland, OR to Sacramento, CA tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Sacramento, CA today!

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