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There are 5 ways to get from Nevada City to Chico by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Bus, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Nevada St at Amtrak Station 5
  2. Take the train from Auburn Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Chico Amtrak

$55 - $113

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Auburn Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca 1446 / ...

$45 - $77

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Auburn Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Chico Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Nevada City to Chico 78.6 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  1h 33m

  1. Take an Uber from Nevada City to Chico 78.6 miles

$70 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Nevada City to Chico is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Nevada City to Chico is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nevada City to Chico. However, there are services departing from Broad St at The National Hotel and arriving at Chico Amtrak via Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St, Auburn Amtrak and Sacramento Valley Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Nevada City and Chico is 55 miles. The road distance is 78.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Nevada City to Chico without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 52m and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Nevada City to Chico, including transfers.

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Nevada City to Chico bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Auburn Amtrak station.

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Nevada City to Chico bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chico Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nevada City to Chico is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Nevada City to Chico.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Chico. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nevada City to Chico.
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  • Distance: 54.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 52m

What companies run services between Nevada City, CA, USA and Chico, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Nevada City to Chico via Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St, Nevada St at Amtrak Station, Auburn Amtrak, and Sacramento Valley Station in around 7h 27m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Auburn Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Nevada St at Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Auburn Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Other operators
Uber Sacramento
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Nevada City to Chico
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$70 - $90
Español
$70 - $90
UberX
$70 - $90
WAV
$70 - $90
UberXL
$100 - $130
Black
$250 - $320
Black SUV
$270 - $340

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