There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to Carson City by bus, train or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Reno, Nv 8308 / ...
  2. Take the bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS to S Stewart Street at Supreme Court Intc / ...

$21 - $58

3 alternative options

Bus Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV Sacramento / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kingsbury Transit Center to Douglas County Community & Senior Center 20X

$30 - $43

Train, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Reno Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS to N Carson Street and W Winnie Lane Intc

$38 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Carson City 132.9 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Carson City is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Carson City is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Carson City. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at S Stewart Street at Supreme Court via RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Carson City is 102 miles. The road distance is 132.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Carson City without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $20 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Sacramento to Carson City, including transfers.

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

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Sacramento to Carson City bus services, operated by RTC, arrive at S Stewart Street at Supreme Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Carson City is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Sacramento to Carson City.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Carson City. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Carson City.
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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Carson City, NV, USA?

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Carson City via Reno, Nv and RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS in around 4 h 35 min.

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 Reno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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 Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Reno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Stateline Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
RTC
Website
rtcwashoe.com
Bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS to S Stewart Street at Supreme Court
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS to N Carson Street and W Winnie Lane
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Tahoe Transportation
Website
tahoetransportation.org
Bus from Kingsbury Transit Center to Douglas County Community & Senior Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tahoetransportation.org

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