There are 11 ways to get from Sacramento to Atlanta by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Sacramento to Atlanta  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Atlanta (ATL) SMF - ATL

$225 - $905

Cheapest option

Bus to San Francisco, fly to Atlanta  •  8 h 23 min

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

$135 - $695

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Train to Oakland, fly to Atlanta  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Atlanta (ATL) OAK - ATL

$219 - $872

Train to San Jose, fly to Atlanta  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Atlanta (ATL) SJC - ATL

$239 - $1,030

Bus, bus to Reno, fly to Atlanta  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport
  3. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Atlanta (ATL) RNO - ATL

$278 - $989

Fly Sacramento to Chattanooga, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Chattanooga (CHA) SMF - CHA
  2. Take the bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Atlanta, Ga

$279 - $1,042

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga

$251 - $639

Train, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb

$349 - $938

Train, bus via Atlanta, Ga  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...

$357 - $1,030

Train, bus #2  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga

$397 - $1,184

Drive  •  39 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Atlanta 2481.7 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Atlanta is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $700 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Atlanta is to fly which costs $220 - $950 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Atlanta, Ga via Los Angeles, Ca and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Sacramento and Atlanta is 2094 miles. The road distance is 2481.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $250 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Sacramento to Atlanta, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Atlanta is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs $220 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $650 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 33 min.

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Sacramento to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlanta, Ga station.

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  • Distance: 2094.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Sacramento to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Atlanta via Los Angeles, Ca and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Reno to Atlanta via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Reno to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Reno to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Reno to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Reno to Atlanta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Reno to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Reno to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Chattanooga via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 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 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
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Atlanta is 3 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 2:45 AM in Sacramento and 5:45 AM in Atlanta.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Atlanta is 2482 miles. It takes approximately 39 h 6 min to drive from Sacramento to Atlanta.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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There are 458+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $79 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 $2.

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