There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to Live Oak by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6725 / ...

$39 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to San Jose, CA 2001
  2. Take the bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 17

$18 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6725 / ...

$31 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Live Oak 148.2 miles

$14 - $21

Bus, fly, Caltrain  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  4. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca

$86 - $228

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Live Oak is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Live Oak is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Live Oak is 114 miles. The road distance is 148.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Sacramento to Live Oak, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Live Oak. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Soquel Dr & Paul Sweet Rd via Oakland, Ca and Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The nearest airport to Live Oak is San Jose (SJC) Airport which is 27 miles away. Other nearby airports include Monterey (MRY) (28.5 miles), San Francisco (SFO) (49.4 miles), Oakland (OAK) (52.3 miles) and Sacramento (SMF) (120.7 miles).

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Live Oak.
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  • Distance: 114.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Live Oak, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Live Oak via Oakland, Ca, Santa Cruz, Ca, and Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 4 in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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 San Jose, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Santa Cruz, CA
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sacramento, CA to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com

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