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There are 4 ways to get from El Cerrito to Folsom by train, tram, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train, tram  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the tram from Sacramento Valley Station to Historic Folsom Station Gold

$31 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus, tram  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center Gx
  2. Take the bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
  3. Take the tram from Sacramento Valley Station to Historic Folsom Station

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from El Cerrito to Folsom 93.7 miles

$9 - $14

BART, fly, tram  •  5h 18m

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

$84 - $211

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Cerrito to Folsom is to bus and tram which costs $5 - $11 and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from El Cerrito to Folsom is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 37m.

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The distance between El Cerrito and Folsom is 81 miles. The road distance is 93.7 miles.

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The best way to get from El Cerrito to Folsom without a car is to train and tram which takes 4h 1m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from El Cerrito to Folsom, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Cerrito to Folsom is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from El Cerrito to Folsom.

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

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There are 67+ hotels available in Folsom. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from El Cerrito to Folsom.
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  • Distance: 81.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between El Cerrito, CA, USA and Folsom, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from El Cerrito to Folsom. However, you can take the BART to Richmond, take the walk to Richmond Amtrak, take the train to Sacramento Valley Station, take the walk to Sacramento Valley Station, then take the tram to Historic Folsom Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from El Cerrito to Folsom via Fairfield Transportation Center, Sacramento Valley Station, and Sacramento Valley Station in around 4h 27m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
53m
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 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Sacramento Regional Transit
Website
sacrt.com
Tram from Sacramento Valley Station to Historic Folsom Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sacrt.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
FAST
Bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Website
FAST

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