There are 10 ways to get from Sacramento to Los Angeles by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1439

$40 - $100

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...

$70 - $172

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA Northern CA-Southern CA

$70

Train  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$80 - $230

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Los Angeles 386.8 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly to Los Angeles  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Los Angeles (LAX) SMF - LAX

$78 - $240

Bus, fly to Burbank  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Burbank (BUR) SMF - BUR

$117 - $319

Bus, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SMF - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 2nd St W

$135 - $319

Bus, fly to Long Beach  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Long Beach (LGB) SMF - LGB

$98 - $248

Bus, fly to Santa Ana, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Santa Ana (SNA) SMF - SNA
  3. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$162 - $407

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Los Angeles is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $75 - $240.

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The distance between Sacramento and Los Angeles is 582 km. The road distance is 619 km.

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The bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca takes 7 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Sacramento to Los Angeles hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Los Angeles once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $230 and the journey takes 14 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
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
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 2nd St W
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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