There are 4 ways to get from Mountain View to Sacramento by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$33 - $79

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Castro to Santa Clara & 2Nd 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca

$28 - $64

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Mountain View to Sacramento 121.1 miles

$11 - $18

Caltrain, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento (SMF) SFO - SMF

$81 - $205

What companies run services between Mountain View, CA, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Mountain View to Sacramento every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mountain View to Sacramento via Santa Clara & 2Nd, 1St & Santa Clara, San Jose Caltrain Station, San Jose, Ca, and Oakland, Ca in around 4 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Mountain View Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Castro to Santa Clara & 2Nd
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mountain View to Sacramento?

The distance between Mountain View and Sacramento is 143 km. The road distance is 194 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mountain View to Sacramento?

The cheapest way to get from Mountain View to Sacramento is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mountain View to Sacramento?

The quickest way to get from Mountain View to Sacramento is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $11 - $18.

Is there a direct train between Mountain View and Sacramento?

No, there is no direct train from Mountain View to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Mountain View Caltrain and arriving at Sacramento Amtrak via Santa Clara Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

Is there a direct bus between Mountain View and Sacramento?

No, there is no direct bus from Mountain View to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Castro and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via 1St & Santa Clara, San Jose, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Mountain View to Sacramento?

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Mountain View to Sacramento, including transfers.