How to travel from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA

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Travel Information from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA

distanceDistance360 miles (581 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$38 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $38 (€33) • 1 h 31 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $38 (€33) • 1 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Sky West Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 360 miles (581 km) by bus, train or flight to Los Angeles, CA from Sacramento, CA. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, Sky West Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA.

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from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA

How to get from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
train

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

Amtrak
10:05AM8h30
Sacramento Valley Station, Sacramento, CA
06:35PMUnion Station, Los Angeles, CA
$671One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Amtrak
10:05AM8h30
Sacramento Valley Station, Sacramento, CA
06:35PMUnion Station, Los Angeles, CA
$671One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Spirit Airlines
10:54AM4h32
Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
03:26PMBurbank, CA (BUR)
$2991One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Amtrak
10:05AM8h30
Sacramento Valley Station, Sacramento, CA
06:35PMUnion Station, Los Angeles, CA
$671One-way
2 transfers
Amtrak
09:50AM8h45
Sacramento Valley Station, Sacramento, CA
06:35PMUnion Station, Los Angeles, CA
$671One-way
2 transfers
Amtrak
09:50AM8h45
Sacramento Valley Station, Sacramento, CA
06:35PMUnion Station, Los Angeles, CA
$671One-way
2 transfers
Greyhound
06:00AM8h10
Sacramento, CA
02:10PMLos Angeles, CA
$931One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:15PM9h05
Sacramento, CA
10:20PMLos Angeles, CA
$1021One-way
0 transfers
Greyhound
02:00AM9h30
Sacramento, CA
11:30AMLos Angeles, CA
$1021One-way
0 transfers
Spirit Airlines
10:31PM10h19
Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
08:50AMBurbank, CA (BUR)
$1331One-way
1 transfer
Spirit Airlines
09:16PM11h34
Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
08:50AMBurbank, CA (BUR)
$1331One-way
1 transfer
Spirit Airlines
10:54AM5h37
Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
04:31PMBurbank, CA (BUR)
$2991One-way
1 transfer

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All travel companies: Airlines and Bus from Sacramento to Los Angeles

Travel to Los Angeles from Sacramento on FlixBus, Amtrak and United 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 a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains between Sacramento and Los Angeles, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

    American Airlines is one of the leading airlines in the USA and the world; they offer Main Cabin, Business and First Class tickets for your travel to Los Angeles from Sacramento.

      FAQs: Travel from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA

      FAQs: Travel to Los Angeles, 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 Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA.
      FAQs

      There are 3 options to travel from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA including taking a bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel to Los Angeles, CA from Sacramento, CA is a flight with an average price of $38 (€33).

      This is compared to other travel options from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA:

      A flight is $13 (€11) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA costing on average $51 (€44).

      A flight is $22 (€19) less than a train with an average ticket price of $60 (€52) from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA.

      The fastest way from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 31 min.

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

      Bus takes 9 h on average.

      Train takes 8 h 10 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 360 miles (581 km) from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA.

      The average frequency per day from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • Around 1 train per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA:

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

        • You can travel from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA by bus with Greyhound or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $51 (€44) with FlixBus from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA.
        • You can take a flight from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA with Sky West Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines or United. Cheap tickets can be found for $38 (€33) with Spirit Airlines from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA.
        • You can take a train from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $60 (€52) with Amtrak from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA with the following travel companies:

        • Direct bus available with Greyhound or FlixBus 1 direct bus per day.
        • Direct trains with Amtrak with 1 direct train per day.

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

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