There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to Mountain View 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$37 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, line 522 bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  3. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Castro 22 / ...

$29 - $61

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Mountain View 120.1 miles

$11 - $17

Bus, fly  •  5 h 6 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

$81 - $206

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sacramento and Mountain View is 143 km. The road distance is 192 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Mountain View is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Mountain View is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $11 - $17.

No, there is no direct train from Sacramento to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Mountain View Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at El Camino & Castro via Oakland, Ca, San Jose Caltrain Station and Santa Clara & 1St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Sacramento to Mountain View, including transfers.

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Mountain View, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Mountain View every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Mountain View via Oakland, Ca, San Jose, Ca, San Jose Caltrain Station, 2Nd & Santa Clara, and Santa Clara & 1St in around 4 h 2 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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
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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