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There are 10 ways to get from Sacramento to New York by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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

Fly Sacramento to Newark  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Newark (EWR) SMF - EWR

$179 - $469

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Fly Sacramento to New York JFK  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to New York JFK (JFK) SMF - JFK

$159 - $501

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Fly Sacramento to New York La Guardia  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) SMF - LGA

$197 - $712

Train to Oakland, fly to Newark  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Newark (EWR) OAK - EWR

$273 - $986

Train, BART to San Francisco, fly to Newark  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
  2. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Newark (EWR) SFO - EWR

$203 - $588

Train to San Jose, fly to New York JFK  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to New York JFK (JFK) SJC - JFK

$183 - $576

Train, bus  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...

$381 - $956

Train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$407 - $1,220

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to New York, Ny

$298 - $773

Drive  •  44 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to New York 2837.8 miles

$270 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to New York is to fly which costs $170 - $470 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to New York is to fly which costs $170 - $470 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to New York. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at New York, Ny via Fresno, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Sacramento to New York station. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at New York Penn Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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The distance between Sacramento and New York is 2515 miles. The road distance is 2837.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to New York without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 16 h and costs $380 - $1,000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Sacramento to New York, including transfers.

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

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Sacramento to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Sacramento Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to New York is to fly which takes 6 h 53 min and costs $170 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $400 - $1,300 and takes 2 days 22 h, you could also bus, which costs $290 - $800 and takes 3 days 0 h.

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  • Distance: 2514.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and New York, NY, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Sacramento to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sacramento to New York via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 22 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Newark via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Newark via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Newark via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to New York La Guardia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Sacramento to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station 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 Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
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
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
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$280 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $390
Flexible
$460 - $600

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 1 min.

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Sacramento to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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New York is 3 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 11:02 PM in Sacramento and 2:02 AM in New York.

Sacramento to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to New York is 2838 miles. It takes approximately 44 h 6 min to drive from Sacramento to New York.

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

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Book your Sacramento to New York train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Sacramento to New York bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 1821+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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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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