There are 10 ways to get from Sacramento to Anaheim by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly to Santa Ana  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Santa Ana (SNA) SMF - SNA

$154 - $396

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Night bus  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Sacramento to Anaheim FlixBus

$28 - $50

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Fly to Long Beach, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Long Beach (LGB) SMF - LGB
  2. Take the bus from Norwalk-Woodson to Lincoln-Anaheim

$96 - $251

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Los Angeles (LAX) SMF - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station

$84 - $249

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SMF - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center

$156 - $359

Fly to Burbank, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Burbank (BUR) SMF - BUR
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station

$123 - $328

Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1439 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9489 / ...

$50 - $120

Train, bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$103 - $264

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Anaheim 413 miles

$40 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Anaheim. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Anaheim, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sacramento to Anaheim. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Fullerton Transportation Center via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 53 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Anaheim is 386 miles. The road distance is 413 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Anaheim without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Sacramento to Anaheim, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Anaheim bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Anaheim train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Sacramento Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Anaheim is to fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 8 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 15 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Santa Ana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Anaheim.
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  • Distance: 386.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Sacramento to Anaheim every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Anaheim via Los Angeles, Ca in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Norwalk-Woodson to Lincoln-Anaheim
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.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 Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Sacramento to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Sacramento to Anaheim train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Anaheim is 413 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Sacramento to Anaheim.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Sacramento Airport to Santa Ana Airport.

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Book your Sacramento to Anaheim bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 616+ hotels available in Anaheim. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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