How to travel from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA

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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.

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To get from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA on Oct 04 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:45PMSacramento, CA2h00 03:45PMSan Francisco, CA
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01:45PMSacramento, CA2h00 03:45PMSan Francisco, CA
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06:00AMSacramento, CA2h10 08:10AMSan Francisco, CA
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01:30PMSacramento, CA2h15 03:45PMSan Francisco, CA
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05:45AMSacramento, CA2h25 08:10AMSan Francisco, CA
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Travel Information to San Francisco, CA from Sacramento, CA

distanceDistance74 miles (120 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $26
fastestFastest modeBus • $26 (€25) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

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

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Travel Tips: Travel to San Francisco, 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 San Francisco, CA.
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There are 4 travel options from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Sacramento, CA and San Francisco, CA is by taking a flight with an average price of $18 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to San Francisco, CA:

Taking a flight is usually $8 (€8) less than taking a bus to San Francisco, CA, which costs on average $26 (€25) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $7 (€6) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $25 (€23) from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA.

The fastest way from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to San Francisco, CA that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to San Francisco, CA by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 30 min   on average.

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

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

  • 2 buses a day.

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

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

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

    • You can travel from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $26 (€25) with Flixbus from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA.
    • You can take a train from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€23) with Amtrak from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Los Angeles, Paris or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Sacramento, CA and San Francisco, CA itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between San Francisco, CA and any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $26 (€25) one way for this route.
    • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $18 (€17) one way on average.
    • A train ticket costs $25 (€23) one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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