There are 4 ways to get from Berkeley to Sacramento by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Berkeley Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$28 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Fairfield and Suisun Transit  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center 90
  2. Take the bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to 9th St and L St 30

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...

$16 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Berkeley to Sacramento 78.2 miles

$7 - $12

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

Amtrak operates a train from Berkeley to Sacramento hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Berkeley to Sacramento hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Berkeley Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to 9th St and L St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
fasttransit.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Berkeley and Sacramento is 104 km. The road distance is 125 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berkeley Amtrak and arriving at Sacramento Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

The train from Berkeley Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak takes 1 h 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.