There are 3 ways to get from Modesto to Sacramento by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 6818 / ...

$14 - $35

2 alternative options

Line 25 bus, train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from 10th St & H St to Amtrak Station - Held Dr & Briggsmore Av 25
  2. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak San Joaquins

$28 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Modesto to Sacramento 75.7 miles

$7 - $11

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Modesto, Ca and arriving at Sacramento, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Modesto and Sacramento is 71 miles. The road distance is 75.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Modesto to Sacramento without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Modesto, Ca to Sacramento, Ca takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Modesto to Sacramento bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Modesto, Ca station.

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Modesto to Sacramento bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Sacramento, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Modesto to Sacramento is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Modesto to Sacramento.

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Book your Modesto to Sacramento bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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Map of how to get from Modesto to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Modesto, CA, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Modesto to Sacramento hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 40 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 Modesto Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 Modesto, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Modesto Area Express
Website
modestoareaexpress.com
Bus from 10th St & H St to Amtrak Station - Held Dr & Briggsmore Av
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
modestoareaexpress.com

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