There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to Chester by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  7 h 5 min

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

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4 alternative options

Bus via Redding Transit Center  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Redding Transit Center to Chester Holiday Market Susanville / Red Bluff / Redding

$21 - $49

Train, bus Susanville Indian Rancheria Public Transportation Program  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Redding Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Redding Transit Center to Chester Holiday Market Susanville / Red Bluff / Redding

$37 - $85

Train, bus via Amtrak Reno  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Reno Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Reno to Susanville Riverside Drive
  3. Take the bus from Riverside Drive to Holiday Market

$51 - $104

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Chester 155.5 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Chester. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Chester Holiday Market via Bus & Ride / Rio & Walnut. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Chester is 121 miles. The road distance is 155.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Chester without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Sacramento to Chester, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Chester bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Sacramento Amtrak station.

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Sacramento to Chester bus services, operated by Susanville Indian Rancheria Public Transportation Program, arrive at Chester Holiday Market station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Chester is 155 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Sacramento to Chester.

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There are one+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Chester.
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  • Distance: 120.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Chester via Red Bluff Amtrak and Bus & Ride / Rio & Walnut in around 7 h 5 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 Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
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
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 Red Bluff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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
Bus from Redding Transit Center to Chester Holiday Market
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transitunlimited.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Sage Stage
Website
sagestage.com
Bus from Amtrak Reno to Susanville Riverside Drive
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
sagestage.com
Lassen Rural Bus
Phone
+1 530-252-7433
Website
lassentransportation.com
Bus from Riverside Drive to Holiday Market
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
lassentransportation.com

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