There are 8 ways to get from Sacramento to Olympia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Sacramento to Seattle, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Seattle (SEA) SMF - SEA
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa

$109 - $497

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Bus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Olympia, Wa 1420 / ...

$70 - $180

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Fly Sacramento to Portland, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Portland (PDX) SMF - PDX
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Olympia, Wa

$135 - $308

Train to Oakland, fly to Seattle, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Seattle (SEA) OAK - SEA
  3. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa

$138 - $354

Bus to San Francisco, fly to Seattle, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Seattle (SEA) SFO - SEA
  3. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa

$124 - $317

Train to San Jose, fly to Seattle, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Seattle (SEA) SJC - SEA
  3. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa

$133 - $342

Train  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station Coast Starlight

$106 - $298

Drive  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Olympia 698.5 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Olympia is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Olympia is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $500 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Olympia, Wa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Olympia is 592 miles. The road distance is 698.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Olympia without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 30 min and costs $70 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Sacramento to Olympia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Olympia is to bus which takes 16 h 30 min and costs $70 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $300 and takes 18 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Sacramento to Olympia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Olympia, Wa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Olympia is 698 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 48 min to drive from Sacramento to Olympia.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Seattle Airport.

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  • Distance: 592 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Olympia, WA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Sacramento to Olympia hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $180 and the journey takes 16 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Olympia once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $300 and the journey takes 18 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Sacramento to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Oakland to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 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 Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$420 - $600
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Portland, Or to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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 Sacramento, Ca to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180

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