There are 9 ways to get from Minneapolis to Sacramento by plane, bus, train 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 to Sacramento  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Sacramento (SMF) MSP - SMF

$174 - $605

Cheapest option

Fly to San Francisco, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Francisco (SFO) MSP - SFO
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca

$163 - $408

7 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Oakland (OAK) MSP - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak

$208 - $505

Fly to San Jose, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Jose (SJC) MSP - SJC
  2. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak

$184 - $490

Fly to Reno, bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Reno (RNO) MSP - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca

$231 - $1,001

Bus  •  47 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Reno, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca

$259 - $566

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight

$322 - $963

Bus, train  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  3. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak

$326 - $868

Drive  •  29 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Sacramento 1968.1 miles

$190 - $280

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Sacramento hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, Denver, Co, and Reno, Nv in around 47 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Reno
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Denver, Co to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Minneapolis and Sacramento is 2432 km. The road distance is 3149 km.

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Sacramento is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $410 and takes 8 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Sacramento is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs $170 - $650.

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via Kansas City, Mo, Denver, Co and Reno, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Minneapolis to Sacramento, including transfers.