There are 3 ways to get from Sacramento to Santa Clara by train, bus or car
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Train • 2h 49m
$30 - $75
Bus • 3h 57m
$9 - $19
1 alternative option
Drive • 2h 3m
$11 - $17
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Santa Clara is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 3m.
The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Santa Clara is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 3m.
No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Santa Clara. However, there are services departing from Sacramento and arriving at El Camino & Scott via Eastridge Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Valley Station station and arriving at Santa Clara Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 49m.
The distance between Sacramento and Santa Clara is 89 miles. The road distance is 116.7 miles.
The best way to get from Sacramento to Santa Clara without a car is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs $30 - $75.
The train from Sacramento Valley Station to Santa Clara Amtrak takes 2h 49m including transfers and departs every four hours.
Sacramento to Santa Clara bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Sacramento station.
Sacramento to Santa Clara train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Valley Station.
The best way to get from Sacramento to Santa Clara is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs $30 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $20 and takes 3h 57m.
What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Santa Clara, CA, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Santa Clara every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2h 49m. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from Sacramento to Santa Clara twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $15 and the journey takes 3h 5m.
Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Santa Clara Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 49m
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $30 - $75
- Coach Seat
- $30 - $50
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $55 - $85
- Business Coach Seat
- $50 - $75
- $170 - $240
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More Questions & Answers
Sacramento to Santa Clara bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Jose station.
Sacramento to Santa Clara train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Clara Amtrak station.
Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Santa Clara is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Sacramento to Santa Clara.
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