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

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Fly from Sacramento  •  3h 23m

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

$114 - $385

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Bus via Los Angeles  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA Northern CA-Southern CA
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Phoenix, AZ

$78 - $136

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Train to Oakland, fly  •  5h 24m

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

$127 - $408

Train to San Jose, fly  •  6h 21m

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

$120 - $410

Train, BART to San Francisco, fly  •  6h 12m

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

$128 - $404

Train, bus  •  15h 43m

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

$103 - $149

Bus  •  17h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to Fresno FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to Phoenix, AZ Fresno-Phoenix

$92 - $139

Train, bus via Yuma  •  23h 3m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Yuma to Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az

$152 - $218

Train, bus #2  •  24h 4m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, CA - Bus Station to Phoenix, AZ Santa Rosa

$110 - $163

Drive  •  12h 11m

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Phoenix 758.3 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Phoenix is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Phoenix is to fly which costs $110 - $390 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from 7Th St & J St and arriving at Phoenix, AZ via Sacramento, CA, Broadway / Chinatown and Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 5m.

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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 train and bus which takes 15h 43m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Sacramento to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Phoenix bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, depart from Sacramento, CA station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Phoenix is to fly which takes 3h 23m and costs $110 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus via Los Angeles, which costs $75 - $140 and takes 17h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Sacramento to Phoenix bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Phoenix, AZ station.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 638 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Frontier Airlines fly from Sacramento to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Phoenix via Stockton Blvd & 65Th St, Sacramento, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Broadway / Chinatown, Spring / 7th, and Los Angeles in around 17h 5m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
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 Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100
Bus from Hayward, CA - Bus Station to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Sacramento to Fresno
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fresno, CA to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
GotoBus
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Yuma to Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Phoenix is 1h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 4:40 AM in Sacramento and 5:40 AM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Phoenix is 758 miles. It takes approximately 12h 11m to drive from Sacramento to Phoenix.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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There are 1239+ hotels available in Phoenix. 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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