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There are 7 ways to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley by train, bus, car, plane, subway, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  2h 44m

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

$31 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Pleasant Hill BART Station Blue

$12 - $15

5 alternative options

Bus, line 18 bus  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to Shattuck Av:Allston Way 18 / ...

$22 - $43

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley 82.8 miles

$8 - $12

Fly, BART  •  2h 12m

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station

$82 - $197

Shuttle  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sacramento Airport to Berkeley

$80 - $120

Towncar  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a town car from Sacramento Airport to Berkeley 82.8 miles

$260 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from Terminal A and arriving at Shattuck Av:Allston Way via J St & 4Th St, Sacramento, Ca and Thomas L Berkley Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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The distance between Sacramento Airport (SMF) and Berkeley is 68 miles. The road distance is 82.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley, including transfers.

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Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus and line 18 bus, which costs $22 - $45 and takes 3h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Shattuck Av:Allston Way station.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley.
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  • Distance: 68.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Sacramento Airport (SMF), USA and Berkeley, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley via J St & 4Th St, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and Thomas L Berkley Way in around 3h 38m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to Shattuck Av:Allston Way
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
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actransit.org
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
FAST
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Sacramento Airport to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Shuttle
$80 - $120
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Sacramento Airport to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Private
$260 - $360

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Berkeley.

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

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