There are 7 ways to get from Nashville to Sacramento by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Sacramento  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Sacramento (SMF) BNA - SMF

$228 - $958

Cheapest option

Fly to San Francisco, bus  •  9 h 8 min

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

$207 - $461

5 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, train  •  9 h 34 min

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

$232 - $628

Fly to San Jose, train  •  12 h 3 min

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

$208 - $553

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Reno, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca

$233 - $599

Bus, train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak California Zephyr

$327 - $910

Drive  •  35 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Sacramento 2291.4 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Sacramento is to drive which costs $220 - $330 and takes 35 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Sacramento is to fly which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 8 h 52 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Sacramento is 1913 miles. The road distance is 2291.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to get from Nashville to Sacramento, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via St Louis, Mo, Denver, Co and Reno, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Nashville to Sacramento hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Sacramento via St Louis, Mo, Denver, Co, and Reno, Nv in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Nashville to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
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 Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 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 Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$280 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
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 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 Nashville, Tn to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
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
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

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