Travel from Palo-Alto to Sacramento

Train, bus or fly from Palo Alto to Sacramento?

Amtrak operates a train from Palo Alto to Sacramento every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Palo Alto to Sacramento 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

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How to get from Palo Alto to Sacramento

From California Ave Caltrain Caltrain to Santa Clara Amtrak then train to Sacramento Amtrak. 4 h 26 min $59. From California Ave Caltrain Caltrain to Millbrae, BART to El Cerrito Del Norte BART, bus to Fairfield Transportation Center, then bus to 9th St and L St. 4 h 30 min $27. From Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 bus to El Camino Real & Ralston Ave, line 398 bus to SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level, line 292 bus to San Francisco, CA, then bus to Sacramento, CA. 6 h $22. From Palo Alto drive to Sacramento. 2 h 5 min $13. From Palo Alto Caltrain Caltrain to Millbrae, BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Sacramento airport, then night bus to Sacramento. 4 h 5 min $107.
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