There are 6 ways to get from Petaluma to Sacramento by bus, train, car or plane

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Amtrak Thruway, train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Petaluma, CA to Martinez, CA 6412 / ...
  2. Take the train from Martinez Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...

$25 - $50

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Bus, line 21 bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Petaluma Amtrak to Napa Amtrak
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Soscol Transit Center to Fairfield Transit Center 21
  3. Take the bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to J St. and 6th St.

$8 - $16

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Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Copeland St Transit Mall-Copeland St to Salesforce Transit Center 101 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...

$23 - $46

Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Sacramento Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...

$32 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Petaluma to Sacramento 82.7 miles

$8 - $12

Bus, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Petaluma, CA to San Francisco Airport, CA
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento (SMF) SFO - SMF

$101 - $226

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The cheapest way to get from Petaluma to Sacramento is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Petaluma to Sacramento is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Petaluma to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Copeland St Transit Mall-Copeland St and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via San Francisco, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Petaluma and Sacramento is 67 miles. The road distance is 82.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Petaluma to Sacramento without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $25 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Petaluma to Sacramento, including transfers.

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Petaluma to Sacramento bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from Copeland St Transit Mall-Copeland St station.

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The best way to get from Petaluma to Sacramento is to bus which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $22 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Petaluma to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 66.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Petaluma to Sacramento via Salesforce Transit Center and San Francisco, Ca in around 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Petaluma to Sacramento hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
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 Martinez Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
Bus from Petaluma, CA to Martinez, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Petaluma Amtrak to Napa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Copeland St Transit Mall-Copeland St to Salesforce Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
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 San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Vine Transit
Website
ridethevine.com
Bus from Soscol Transit Center to Fairfield Transit Center
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
ridethevine.com
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to J St. and 6th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
fasttransit.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Petaluma to Sacramento is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Petaluma to Sacramento.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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