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There are 4 ways to get from Placerville to Sacramento by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St. at I St. C / ...

$1 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from Placerville to Sacramento 43.4 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from Placerville to Sacramento 43.4 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  45m

  1. Take an Uber from Placerville to Sacramento 43.4 miles

$40 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Placerville to Sacramento is to bus which costs $1 - $5 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Placerville to Sacramento is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Placerville Station Transfer Center station and arriving at 8th St. at I St.. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Placerville and Sacramento is 39 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Placerville to Sacramento without a car is to bus which takes 1h 16m and costs $1 - $5.

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The bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St. at I St. takes 1h 16m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Placerville to Sacramento bus services, operated by El Dorado Transit, arrive at Placerville Station Transfer Center.

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Placerville to Sacramento bus services, operated by El Dorado Transit, arrive at 8th St. at I St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Placerville to Sacramento is 43 miles. It takes approximately 45m to drive from Placerville to Sacramento.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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

El Dorado Transit operates a bus from Placerville to Sacramento twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 16m. Amtrak also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
El Dorado Transit
Website
eldoradotransit.com
Bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St. at I St.
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eldoradotransit.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Placerville Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Uber Sacramento
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Placerville to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $55
Español
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
UberXL
$60 - $80
Black
$160 - $200
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Placerville to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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