There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to Chico by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 48 min

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

$28 - $60

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca 1446 / ...

$15 - $35

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Chico 90.3 miles

$8 - $13

Uber  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sacramento to Chico 90.3 miles

$90 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Chico is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Chico is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Chico is 82 miles. The road distance is 90.3 miles.

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The train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak takes 1 h 48 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Chico, Ca. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Chico Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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Sacramento to Chico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Chico.
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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Chico once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Sacramento to Chico every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
Greyhound USA
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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 Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Other operators
Uber Sacramento
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sacramento to Chico
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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UberX
$90 - $120
Assist
$90 - $120
WAV
$90 - $120
Español
$90 - $120
UberXL
$130 - $170
Black
$400 - $500
Black SUV
$460 - $600

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