There are 6 ways to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Petaluma by train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

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

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 40 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal to S Petaluma Blvd & G St 101 / ...

$27 - $51

4 alternative options

Night bus, train, bus, line 40 bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the night bus from Terminal B to J St. at 8th St. 42A
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Richmond BART to Tewksbury Av:Castro St 72M
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Tewksbury Ave & Castro St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B 40
  5. Take the train from San Rafael to Petaluma Downtown

Bus, line 40 bus, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal A to J St. at 8th St. 42A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Fairfield Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to El Cerrito Del Norte BART 90 / ...
  4. Take the line 40 bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B 40 / ...
  5. Take the train from San Rafael to Petaluma Downtown

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Petaluma 86.9 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take a town car from Sacramento Airport to Petaluma 86.9 miles

$270 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Petaluma is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Petaluma is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Sacramento Airport (SMF) and Petaluma is 65 miles. The road distance is 86.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Petaluma, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Petaluma. However, there are services departing from Terminal A and arriving at S Petaluma Blvd & G St via 8Th St & K St, Sacramento, Ca and Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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

You can take a bus from Sacramento Airport (SMF) to Petaluma via J St. at 8th St., 8Th St & K St, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, Ca, San Francisco, Ca, and Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal in around 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 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
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Petaluma Downtown
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal to S Petaluma Blvd & G St
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Tewksbury Ave & Castro St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Night bus from Terminal B to J St. at 8th St.
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com
Bus from Terminal A to J St. at 8th St.
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Richmond BART to Tewksbury Av:Castro St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Fairfield Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to El Cerrito Del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sacramento Airport to Petaluma
Estimated price
$270 - $380

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