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

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Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$36 - $77

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Bus, line 26 bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to San Jose FlixBus
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Eastridge Transit Center to Miller & Richwood 26

$8 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus, line 23 bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  3. Take the line 23 bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Stevens Creek & De Anza 23 / ...

$30 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Cupertino 124.7 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, Caltrain  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain

$82 - $206

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Cupertino is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Cupertino is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Cupertino. However, there are services departing from Sacramento and arriving at Miller & Richwood via Eastridge Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Cupertino is 92 miles. The road distance is 124.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Cupertino without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $35 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Sacramento to Cupertino, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Cupertino bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Sacramento station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Cupertino is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $35 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus and line 26 bus, which costs $8 - $16 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Sacramento to Cupertino bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Miller & Richwood station.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Cupertino.
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  • Distance: 92.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Cupertino every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Cupertino via San Jose and Eastridge Transit Center in around 4 h 3 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
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 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
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Sacramento to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Eastridge Transit Center to Miller & Richwood
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Stevens Creek & De Anza
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.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.

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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 Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Cupertino is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Sacramento to Cupertino.

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United Airlines offers flights from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Cupertino. Prices start at $105 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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