There are 12 ways to get from Philadelphia to Sacramento by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Philadelphia to Sacramento  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Sacramento (SMF) PHL - SMF

$179 - $489

11 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Sacramento  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Sacramento (SMF) BWI - SMF

$275 - $824

Fly Philadelphia to San Francisco, bus  •  10 h 12 min

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

$188 - $752

Train to Newark, fly to Sacramento  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sacramento (SMF) EWR - SMF

$188 - $515

Train to New York JFK, fly to Sacramento  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Sacramento (SMF) JFK - SMF

$237 - $704

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Sacramento  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Sacramento (SMF) IAD - SMF

$276 - $812

Train to Baltimore, fly to San Francisco, bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to San Francisco (SFO) BWI - SFO
  3. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca

$284 - $737

Bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Reno, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca

$282 - $714

Bus, train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Nyc
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Sacramento Amtrak

$386 - $968

Train via Washington Union Station  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Sacramento Amtrak

$474 - $1,406

Train  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Sacramento Amtrak California Zephyr

$420 - $1,250

Drive  •  43 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Sacramento 2806.9 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Sacramento is to fly which costs $170 - $490 and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Sacramento is to train and fly which costs $270 - $850 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via Denver, Co and Reno, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Sacramento Amtrak via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Sacramento is 2466 miles. The road distance is 2806.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Sacramento without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 20 h and costs $280 - $750.

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It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Philadelphia to Sacramento, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Sacramento bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia to Sacramento train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Sacramento is to fly which takes 9 h 44 min and costs $170 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $750 and takes 2 days 20 h, you could also train, which costs $470 - $1,500 and takes 2 days 23 h.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 2466.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 44 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Sacramento hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Denver, Co and Reno, Nv in around 2 days 20 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Sacramento via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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 Chicago Union Station 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
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
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.

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 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 Philadelphia, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
41 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$160 - $270
Flexible
$310 - $410
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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to Sacramento Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Sacramento is 3 h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 9:02 AM in Philadelphia and 6:02 AM in Sacramento.

Philadelphia to Sacramento train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Sacramento is 2807 miles. It takes approximately 43 h 10 min to drive from Philadelphia to Sacramento.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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Book your Philadelphia to Sacramento bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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