There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to Petaluma by train, bus, subway 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

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Petaluma, CA 6412 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from 9th St and L St to Pleasant Hill BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre to Powell St.
  3. Take the bus from Mission St & 5th St to 4th St & C St 101

$22 - $31

3 alternative options

Train, bus, line 40 bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Richmond BART to Tewksbury Av:Castro St 72M
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Tewksbury Ave & Castro St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B 40
  4. Take the train from San Rafael to Petaluma Downtown

Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal to S Petaluma Blvd & G St 101 / ...

$22 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Petaluma 81.6 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Petaluma is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Petaluma is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Petaluma is 67 miles. The road distance is 81.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Sacramento to Petaluma, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Petaluma. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at S Petaluma Blvd & G St via Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Petaluma, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Petaluma via San Francisco, Ca and Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal in around 4 h 22 min.

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 Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
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
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Petaluma Downtown
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre to Powell St.
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez, CA to Petaluma, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Richmond BART to Tewksbury Av:Castro St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Tewksbury Ave & Castro St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal to S Petaluma Blvd & G St
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to 4th St & C St
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from 9th St and L St to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fasttransit.org

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