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There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to Redding by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca 1420 / ...

$21 - $50

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 7 min

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

$35 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Redding 163 miles

$16 - $23

Fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Redding (RDD) SMF - RDD

$154 - $804

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Redding is to drive which costs $16 - $23 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Redding is to drive which costs $16 - $23 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Redding, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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

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The distance between Sacramento and Redding is 147 miles. The road distance is 163 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Redding without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $21 - $50.

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The bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Sacramento to Redding train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Valley Station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Redding is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $21 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 3 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $850 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Redding.
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  • Distance: 147.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Sacramento to Redding every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Amtrak also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Redding once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Redding via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Redding via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Redding via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
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 Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 Sacramento Valley Station to Redding Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Redding Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 38 min and has one stopover.

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Sacramento to Redding bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Redding, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Redding train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Redding Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Redding is 163 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Sacramento to Redding.

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United Airlines offers flights from Sacramento Airport to Redding Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Redding. Prices start at $59 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.

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