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from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA

You can get from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA on Sep 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:55AMSacramento Valley Station2h10 11:05AMSan Francisco, CA
1 changes
$371One-way
Cheapest
06:35AMSacramento Valley Station2h30 09:05AMSan Francisco, CA
1 changes
$351One-way
Other options
09:55AMSacramento Valley Station2h10 12:05PMSan Francisco, CA
1 changes
$371One-way
10:55AMSacramento Valley Station2h10 01:05PMSan Francisco, CA
1 changes
$371One-way
05:03PMSacramento Valley Station2h12 07:15PMSan Francisco, CA
1 changes
$371One-way

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Travel Information from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA

distanceDistance74 miles (120 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $35
fastestFastest modeBus • $11 (€8) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Take a bus or train to travel 74 miles (120 km) to San Francisco, CA from Sacramento, CA. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA.

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FAQs
How do I reach San Francisco, CA from Sacramento, CA?

You can travel from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA?

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€8) compared to other travel options to San Francisco, CA:

Taking a bus is about $24 (€19) less than taking a train, which costs on average $35 (€28) for this route.

How many miles from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA would I travel?

The distance from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA is approximately 74 miles (120 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA?

The average frequency per day from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA?

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

    Which travel operators can get me to San Francisco, CA from Sacramento, CA?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Flixbus to go to San Francisco, CA by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA tickets on Omio for $11 (€8).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to San Francisco, CA by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA tickets on Omio for $35 (€28).
    Where should I go next after I travel to San Francisco, CA from Sacramento, CA?
    Looking to extend your trip from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA? Many Omio customers who go from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Los Angeles, Paris or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Los Angeles, Paris or Berlin from San Francisco, CA, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    When should I book a ticket from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $11 (€8) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $35 (€28) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.