There are 5 ways to get from Chico to Grass Valley by train, bus, car or towncar

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, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chico Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Chico Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$53 - $109

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chico, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Chico to Grass Valley 75.4 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chico to Grass Valley 75.4 miles

$75 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chico to Grass Valley. However, there are services departing from Chico, Ca and arriving at Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St via Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento Amtrak and Nevada St at Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Chico and Grass Valley is 55 miles. The road distance is 75.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chico to Grass Valley without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Chico to Grass Valley, including transfers.

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Chico to Grass Valley bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chico, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Chico to Grass Valley is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Chico to Grass Valley bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Auburn Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chico to Grass Valley is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Chico to Grass Valley.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Grass Valley. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chico to Grass Valley.
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  • Distance: 54.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chico, CA, USA and Grass Valley, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Chico to Grass Valley via Sacramento Amtrak, Auburn Amtrak, and Nevada St at Amtrak Station in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chico to Grass Valley via Sacramento, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, J St & 4Th St, Sacramento Amtrak, Auburn Amtrak, and Nevada St at Amtrak Station in around 6 h 27 min.

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 Chico Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
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 Chico, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Other operators
Uber Sacramento
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chico to Grass Valley
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$75 - $100
Assist
$75 - $100
WAV
$75 - $100
Español
$75 - $100
UberXL
$110 - $140
Black
$330 - $410
Black SUV
$390 - $490

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