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There are 6 ways to get from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG) by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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

Fly from Sacramento  •  7h 52m

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

$190 - $700

5 alternative options

Train, BART to San Francisco, fly  •  9h 39m

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

$217 - $613

Train to Oakland, fly  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Edmonton (YEG) OAK - YEG

$244 - $318

Train to San Jose, fly  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Edmonton (YEG) SJC - YEG

$233 - $308

Bus, train  •  41h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to Portland
  2. Take the train from Portland to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
  4. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall to Edmonton South, AB - 5035 Gateway Blvd NW

$359 - $490

Drive  •  26h 13m

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG) 2537.8 km

$260 - $390

Sacramento (SMF) to Edmonton (YEG) flights

The flight time between Sacramento (SMF) and Edmonton (YEG) is around 7h 41m and covers a distance of around 1736 km. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 35m. Services are operated by Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada, United Airlines and others. Typically 140 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
7h 41m
Fastest flight journey time:
5h 35m
Flight distance:
1736 km
Flights per week:
140
Cheapest price:
$94
Carbon emissions:
352 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:30
Last flight departs at:
14:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sacramento (SMF) to Edmonton (YEG) flight schedules

Flights departing Monday, July 26, 2021

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is to train and fly which costs $180 - $250 and takes 10h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is to fly. Taking this option will cost $150 - $600 and takes 7h 52m.

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The distance between Sacramento and Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 1745 km. The road distance is 2537.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG) without a car is to bus and train which takes 41h 38m and costs $280 - $390.

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It takes approximately 7h 52m to get from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Edmonton Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 54m and has one stopover.

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Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 1h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 6:03 AM in Sacramento and 7:03 AM in Edmonton Airport (YEG).

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 2538 km. It takes approximately 26h 13m to drive from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG).

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Delta, WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Edmonton Airport (YEG). Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG).
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  • Distance: 1745.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 52m

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Edmonton Airport (YEG), Canada?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and eight other airlines fly from Sacramento to Edmonton Airport (YEG) hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Seattle, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Los Angeles, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Salt Lake City, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Salt Lake City, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Los Angeles, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $250
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Swoop
Website
flyswoop.com
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
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 to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Sacramento to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Sacramento to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
bart.gov
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 to Portland
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $180
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall to Edmonton South, AB - 5035 Gateway Blvd NW
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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