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There are 9 ways to get from Sacramento to Phoenix by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Sacramento  •  3h 48m

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

$114 - $384

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Bus Tufesa  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Fresno, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to Phoenix, AZ

$106 - $178

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Train to Oakland, fly  •  5h 50m

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

$128 - $431

Train to San Jose, fly  •  6h 49m

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

$123 - $442

Train, BART to San Francisco, fly  •  6h 33m

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

$128 - $423

Train, bus via Los Angeles, Ca  •  15h 28m

  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

$110 - $272

Train, bus Tufesa  •  20h 44m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to San Jose Diridon Station Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Phoenix

$126 - $221

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  22h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to San Ysidro 498 Sacramento / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro, CA to Greyhound Station, Phoenix Tijuana Airport-Ciudad Juárez / ...

$121 - $153

Drive  •  12h 10m

  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 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Phoenix is to fly which costs $110 - $390 and takes 3h 48m.

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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 Nw Tulare - Q St, B Shelter and Fresno, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 8m.

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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 28m and costs $110 - $280.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m 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 3h 48m and costs $110 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $180 and takes 18h 8m.

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

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Sacramento to Phoenix bus services, operated by Tufesa, 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 48m

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 Fresno, Ca, Nw Tulare - Q St, B Shelter, and Fresno, CA in around 18h 8m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 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 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
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 57m
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 Valley Station to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
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 Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50m
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
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Sacramento to Fresno
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Sacramento to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
12h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fresno, CA to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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GotoBus
Bus from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Book at
GotoBus
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro, CA to Greyhound Station, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Phoenix is 1h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 6:07 PM in Sacramento and 7:07 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Phoenix is 758 miles. It takes approximately 12h 10m 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 861+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12m and costs $2.

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