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There are 7 ways to get from Sacramento to Edmonton by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Sacramento to Edmonton  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Edmonton (YEG) SMF - YEG

$233 - $831

Cheapest option

Train, BART to San Francisco, fly to Edmonton  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak
  2. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Edmonton (YEG) SFO - YEG

$187 - $530

5 alternative options

Fly Sacramento to Calgary, bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Calgary (YYC) SMF - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$257 - $867

Bus  •  42 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
  3. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$279 - $526

Bus, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton VIA Rail

$232 - $477

Train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  3. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton

$291 - $659

Drive  •  26 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Edmonton 1604.3 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Edmonton is to train and BART and fly which costs $180 - $550 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Edmonton is to fly which costs $230 - $850 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Edmonton - Downtown Office via Vancouver, BC, Banff, AB and Calgary International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 40 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Edmonton is 1108 miles. The road distance is 1604.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Edmonton without a car is to bus which takes 42 h 40 min and costs $270 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Sacramento to Edmonton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Edmonton is to fly which takes 8 h 50 min and costs $230 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $270 - $550 and takes 42 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $290 - $700 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Edmonton Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Sacramento to Edmonton bus services, operated by Red Arrow, arrive at Edmonton - Downtown Office station.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Edmonton.
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  • Distance: 1108.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Edmonton, AB, Canada?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and five other airlines fly from Sacramento to Edmonton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Edmonton via Vancouver, Bc, Vancouver, BC, Banff, AB, Banff, AB, and Calgary International Airport in around 42 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Boise, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Calgary via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$110 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$170 - $240
Business
$240 - $340
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 Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com

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Edmonton is 1 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 6:34 PM in Sacramento and 7:34 PM in Edmonton.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Edmonton is 1604 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 51 min to drive from Sacramento to Edmonton.

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Delta, WestJet, Air Canada and three other airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $64 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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