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There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train, BART  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Red

$125 - $178

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Bus, line 294 bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to San Francisco FlixBus
  2. Take the line 294 bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to Main St & Miramontes St 294

$12 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mission St & 1st St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd 292 / ...

$20 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay 115.2 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, line 294 bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  2. Take the line 294 bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to Main St & Miramontes St

$76 - $198

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Main St & Miramontes St via Mission St & 1st St and El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Sacramento and Half Moon Bay is 93 miles. The road distance is 115.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay without a car is to train and BART which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Half Moon Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Sacramento to Half Moon Bay bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Half Moon Bay is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay.

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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Half Moon Bay, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Half Moon Bay via San Francisco, San Francisco Caltrain, Hillsdale Caltrain, and El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd in around 4 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
+1 215-856-7924
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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to Main St & Miramontes St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 1st St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
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 San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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

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There are 213+ hotels available in Half Moon Bay. Prices start at $107 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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