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There are 5 ways to get from Berkeley to Sacramento by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station Capitol Corridor / ...

$29 - $63

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Bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to J St. and 6th St. Blue

$9 - $12

3 alternative options

Line 6 bus, bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Shattuck Av:Allston Way to Thomas L Berkley Way:Telegraph Av 6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...

$16 - $37

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Berkeley to Sacramento 78.2 miles

$7 - $12

BART, fly  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento (SMF) SFO - SMF

$81 - $206

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The cheapest way to get from Berkeley to Sacramento is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Berkeley to Sacramento is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berkeley to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Shattuck Av:Allston Way and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Berkeley and Sacramento is 65 miles. The road distance is 78.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Berkeley to Sacramento without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs $29 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Berkeley to Sacramento, including transfers.

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Berkeley to Sacramento bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Shattuck Av:Allston Way station.

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The best way to get from Berkeley to Sacramento is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs $29 - $65. Alternatively, you can line 6 bus and bus, which costs $16 - $40 and takes 2h 59m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 56m.

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Berkeley to Sacramento bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Sacramento, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Berkeley to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 65.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Berkeley, CA, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Berkeley to Sacramento hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berkeley to Sacramento via Thomas L Berkley Way:Telegraph Av and Oakland, Ca in around 2h 59m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Shattuck Av:Allston Way to Thomas L Berkley Way:Telegraph Av
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
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Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to J St. and 6th St.
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
FAST

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Yes, the driving distance between Berkeley to Sacramento is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Berkeley to Sacramento.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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