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There are 6 ways to get from Sacramento to Guanajuato by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Sacramento  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) SMF - BJX

$241 - $775

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Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to Guadalajara Portales 417 Santa Rosa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato Primera Plus

$199

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Train to Oakland, fly  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) OAK - BJX

$255 - $462

Train to San Jose, fly  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) SJC - BJX

$245 - $753

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the night bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato

$277 - $339

Drive  •  35 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Guanajuato 2128.1 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Guanajuato is to bus which costs $200 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $240 - $800 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Sacramento and arriving at Guanajuato via Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Sacramento and Guanajuato is 1718 miles. The road distance is 2128.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Guanajuato without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs $200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Sacramento to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Guanajuato bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Sacramento station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs $240 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 46 min.

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Sacramento to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Primera Plus, arrive at Guanajuato station.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 1718.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Guanajuato, Mexico?

Volaris, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Sacramento to Guanajuato 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Guanajuato via Guadalajara Portales and Guadalajara in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Sacramento to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Leon/Guanajuato via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Sacramento Valley Station 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
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Sacramento to Guadalajara Portales
Ave. Duration
43 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
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
Night bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
36 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com

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More Questions & Answers

Guanajuato is 2 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 11:33 PM in Sacramento and 1:33 AM in Guanajuato.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Guanajuato is 2128 miles. It takes approximately 35 h 26 min to drive from Sacramento to Guanajuato.

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Volaris, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $31 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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