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

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from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA

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

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To get from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA on Oct 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00AMSan Francisco, CA1h55 11:55AMSacramento, CA
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10:00AMSan Francisco, CA1h55 11:55AMSacramento, CA
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10:00AMSan Francisco, CA2h10 12:10PMSacramento, CA
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05:30PMSan Francisco, CA2h05 07:35PMSacramento, CA
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05:30PMSan Francisco, CA2h20 07:50PMSacramento, CA
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Travel Information to Sacramento, CA from San Francisco, CA

distanceDistance74 miles (120 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $21
fastestFastest modeBus • $21 (€20) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

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

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There are 4 ways that you can travel from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Sacramento, CA from San Francisco, CA is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sacramento, CA:

A flight is $20 (€19) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA costing on average $21 (€20).

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

Other travel options to Sacramento, CA can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

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

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

  • 2 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between San Francisco, CA and Sacramento, 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 San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA:

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

    • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Sacramento, CA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA tickets on Omio for $21 (€20).

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

    • You can find around 2 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus.

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

    Looking to extend your trip from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA? Many Omio customers who go from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Los Angeles, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore Los Angeles, Paris or London from Sacramento, CA, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

    • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $21 (€20) one way on average.
    • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $1 (€1) one way.

    But we recommend booking San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, 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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