There are 3 ways to get from Sacramento to Chester by train, car or bus

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, drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Drive from Chico Amtrak to Chester

$34 - $69

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Sacramento, CA to Red Bluff, CA 3701
  2. Take the bus from Bus & Ride / Rio & Walnut to Chester Holiday Market Susanville / Red Bluff / Redding

$0

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Chester 155.5 miles

$15 - $22

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

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Chester via Red Bluff, CA and Bus & Ride / Rio & Walnut in around 7 h 15 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Susanville Indian Rancheria Public Transportation Program
Website
transitunlimited.org
Bus from Bus & Ride / Rio & Walnut to Chester Holiday Market
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transitunlimited.org

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sacramento to Chester?

The distance between Sacramento and Chester is 193 km. The road distance is 249 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Chester?

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Chester is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which costs and takes 7 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sacramento to Chester?

The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Chester is to drive which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $15 - $22.

Is there a direct bus between Sacramento and Chester?

No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Chester. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, CA and arriving at Chester Holiday Market via Bus & Ride / Rio & Walnut. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Sacramento to Chester?

It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Sacramento to Chester, including transfers.