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

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Line 18 bus, bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Shattuck Av:Center St to Thomas L Berkley Way 18 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...

$16 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 47 min

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

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 46 min

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

$29 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Berkeley to Sacramento 78.2 miles

$7 - $12

BART, fly  •  3 h 51 min

  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 1 h 23 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Berkeley to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Shattuck Av:Center St and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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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 line 18 bus and bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $16 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min 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:Center St station.

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The best way to get from Berkeley to Sacramento is to line 18 bus and bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $16 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 - $65 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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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: 2 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Berkeley to Sacramento via Thomas L Berkley Way and Oakland, Ca in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Berkeley to Sacramento hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
54 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
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
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Shattuck Av:Center St to Thomas L Berkley Way
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
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
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 Pleasant Hill BART Station to J St. and 6th St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
fasttransit.org

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