There are 11 ways to get from Los Angeles to Sacramento by plane, tram, 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

Fly Los Angeles to Sacramento  •  4 h 16 min

  1. LAX - SMF

$81 - $242

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 15 min

  1. 1446

$40 - $100

9 alternative options

Fly Burbank to Sacramento  •  4 h 5 min

  1. BUR - SMF

$119 - $321

Tram to Long Beach, fly to Sacramento  •  5 h 31 min

  1. LGB - SMF

$96 - $246

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Sacramento  •  4 h 48 min

  1. ONT - SMF

$157 - $356

Fly Burbank to Oakland, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. BUR - OAK

$138 - $501

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Sacramento  •  5 h 53 min

  1. SNA - SMF

$177 - $437

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Southern CA-Northern CA

$70

Bus, train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. 6834 / ...
  2. San Joaquins

$69 - $172

Train  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$80 - $230

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. 386.7 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Sacramento hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Sacramento, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Sacramento is 582 km. The road distance is 619 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Sacramento is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Sacramento is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $110 - $330.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Sacramento Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Sacramento, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Los Angeles to Sacramento, including transfers.