There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to Paso Robles by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Paso Robles Amtrak Station Coast Starlight

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to W Oakland BART FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Emeryville Amtrak Station to Paso Robles Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Paso Robles 267.5 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt, bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) SMF - SBP
  2. Take the bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to North County Transportation Center

$155 - $709

Fly to Santa Barbara, bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Santa Barbara (SBA) SMF - SBA
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Paso Robles Amtrak Station

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Paso Robles is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Paso Robles is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Paso Robles station. However, there are services departing from Sacramento and arriving at Paso Robles Amtrak Station via West Oakland BART Station and Emeryville Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Valley Station station and arriving at Paso Robles Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 3m.

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The distance between Sacramento and Paso Robles is 210 miles. The road distance is 267.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Paso Robles without a car is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs $40 - $65.

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The train from Sacramento Valley Station to Paso Robles Amtrak Station takes 7h 3m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Sacramento to Paso Robles bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Sacramento station.

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Sacramento to Paso Robles train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Sacramento Valley Station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Paso Robles is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Paso Robles.
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  • Distance: 210.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 3m

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Paso Robles, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Paso Robles once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 7h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Paso Robles via W Oakland BART, West Oakland BART Station, Hollis St:59th St, and Emeryville Amtrak Station in around 7h 49m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Sacramento to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Paso Robles Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Sacramento to W Oakland BART
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Emeryville Amtrak Station to Paso Robles Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Paso Robles Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to North County Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 21m and has one stopover.

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Sacramento to Paso Robles bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Paso Robles Amtrak Station.

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Sacramento to Paso Robles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Paso Robles Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Paso Robles is 268 miles. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Sacramento to Paso Robles.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport.

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There are 129+ hotels available in Paso Robles. Prices start at $100 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 - $4.

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