There are 9 ways to get from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Sacramento  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SMF - SJD

$248 - $912

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Bus  •  42 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to Anaheim
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$135 - $221

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Train to Oakland, fly  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) OAK - SJD

$182 - $1,029

Bus to San Francisco, fly  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SFO - SJD

$188 - $652

Train to San Jose, fly  •  8 h 54 min

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

$172 - $1,037

Train, bus via Fresno, Ca  •  40 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$183 - $349

Bus via Merced, Ca  •  42 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Merced, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Merced to San Ysidro, CA
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$137 - $250

Train, bus  •  47 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$215 - $452

Drive  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas 1545.9 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas is to bus which costs $130 - $230 and takes 42 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which costs $240 - $950 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Cabo San Lucas via Merced and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h.

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The distance between Sacramento and Cabo San Lucas is 1289 miles. The road distance is 1545.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas without a car is to train and bus which takes 40 h 4 min and costs $180 - $350.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which takes 6 h 7 min and costs $240 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $250 and takes 42 h.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Cabo San Lucas station.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 1288.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas via Merced, Ca, Merced, San Ysidro, CA, and Tijuana in around 42 h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,500
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 Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
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 Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Merced to San Ysidro, CA
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Book at
Tufesa
Plus
$25 - $40
Platinum
$35 - $50
Ejecutivo
$40 - $60
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Sacramento to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Anaheim to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Cabo San Lucas is 1 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 10:28 PM in Sacramento and 11:28 PM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas is 1546 miles. It takes approximately 32 h 38 min to drive from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 433+ hotels available in Cabo San Lucas. Prices start at $67 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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