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There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to Hayward by train, subway, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Hayward Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$30 - $65

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Bus, line 6781 bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the line 6781 bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6781 / ...

$23 - $50

2 alternative options

Train, BART  •  2h 25m

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

$31 - $62

Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Hayward 96.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Hayward is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Hayward is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Hayward. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Hayward, Ca via Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Valley Station station and arriving at Hayward Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Sacramento and Hayward is 71 miles. The road distance is 96.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Hayward without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs $30 - $65.

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The train from Sacramento Valley Station to Hayward Amtrak takes 2h 8m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Sacramento to Hayward train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Valley Station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Hayward is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 6781 bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Hayward.
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  • Distance: 71.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Hayward every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Hayward via Oakland, Ca in around 3h.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Hayward Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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 Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18

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Sacramento to Hayward bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hayward, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Hayward train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hayward Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Hayward is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Sacramento to Hayward.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Hayward. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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