There are 10 ways to get from Sacramento to Phoenix by plane, train, 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 from Sacramento  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Phoenix (PHX) SMF - PHX

$114 - $384

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA  •  18 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to Burbank FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Burbank to Phoenix Airport FlixBus

$33 - $58

8 alternative options

Train to Oakland, fly  •  5 h 50 min

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

$128 - $431

Bus to San Francisco, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Phoenix (PHX) SFO - PHX

$114 - $394

Train to San Jose, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Phoenix (PHX) SJC - PHX

$123 - $439

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1439
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1408

$81 - $199

Train, bus via Los Angeles, Ca  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az

$104 - $254

Train, bus Tufesa  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Phoenix, AZ Tufesa

$76 - $198

Train, bus  •  22 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Phoenix, Az

$129 - $325

Drive  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Phoenix 758.3 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Phoenix is to bus which costs $30 - $60 and takes 18 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Phoenix is to fly which costs $110 - $390 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 42 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Phoenix is 638 miles. The road distance is 758.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 42 min and costs $80 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Sacramento to Phoenix, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Phoenix is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $110 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $200 and takes 13 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 638 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Sacramento to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Phoenix via Los Angeles, Ca in around 13 h 42 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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 Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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.

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 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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Sacramento to Burbank
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Burbank to Phoenix Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$40 - $60
Platinum
$60 - $80
Ejecutivo
$70 - $100

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