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There are 6 ways to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Sacramento (SMF) FAT - SMF

$150 - $700

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the night bus from Fresno to Sacramento FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A 42A / ...

$21 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 1420 / ...

$29 - $70

Train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Sacramento Valley Station San Joaquins

$42 - $105

Train, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Sacramento Valley Station San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A 42A / ...

$42 - $99

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) 183.6 miles

$18 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF). However, there are services departing from Fresno Yosemite International Airport and arriving at Terminal B via Fresno, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd and Capitol Mall at 7th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

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The distance between Fresno Airport (FAT) and Sacramento Airport (SMF) is 168 miles. The road distance is 183.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) without a car is to bus which takes 5h 38m and costs $28 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to fly from Fresno (FAT) to Sacramento (SMF), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Fresno, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) is to fly which takes 3h 36m and costs $150 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $70 and takes 5h 38m, you could also train, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 5h 51m.

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There is no direct flight from Fresno Airport to Sacramento Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 36m and has one stopover.

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Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Sacramento, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF).
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  • Distance: 168.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Fresno Airport (FAT), USA and Sacramento Airport (SMF), USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and four other airlines fly from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 10m. ACN Autobuses also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fresno to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
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 Fresno, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Fresno to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF) is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Sacramento Airport (SMF).

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Fresno Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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