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There are 6 ways to get from Sacramento to Idaho Falls by plane, train, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly Sacramento to Idaho Falls  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Idaho Falls (IDA) SMF - IDA

$337 - $1,632

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Train, shuttle  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station California Zephyr
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Idaho Falls, ID

$145 - $367

4 alternative options

Train to Oakland, fly to Idaho Falls  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Idaho Falls (IDA) OAK - IDA

$371 - $1,699

Fly Sacramento to Pocatello, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Pocatello (PIH) SMF - PIH
  2. Take the bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to Idaho Falls Walmart

Train, shuttle, bus  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Salt Lake Central Station to Ogden Station 750
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Brigham City, UT to Pocatello, ID
  4. Take the bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to Idaho Falls Walmart

Drive  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Idaho Falls 747.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Idaho Falls is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Idaho Falls is to fly which costs $330 - $1,700 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Idaho Falls is 600 miles. The road distance is 747.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Idaho Falls without a car is to train and shuttle and bus which takes 21 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Sacramento to Idaho Falls, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Idaho Falls Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Idaho Falls is 1 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 5:48 AM in Sacramento and 6:48 AM in Idaho Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Idaho Falls is 747 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 31 min to drive from Sacramento to Idaho Falls.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Idaho Falls Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Idaho Falls. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Idaho Falls.
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  • Distance: 600.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Idaho Falls, ID, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Sacramento to Idaho Falls hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to Idaho Falls via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Oakland to Idaho Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to Pocatello via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to Pocatello via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Sacramento to Pocatello via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Oakland to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
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 Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Utah Transit Authority
Website
rideuta.com
Train from Salt Lake Central Station to Ogden Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
rideuta.com
Bus operators
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
pocatellolimo@gmail.com
Website
pocatellolimo.com
Bus from Barrie's Ski, Pocatello to Idaho Falls Walmart
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.com
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Brigham City, UT to Pocatello, ID
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Salt Lake City, UT to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com

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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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