There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to San Mateo by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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, BART  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Capitol Corridor
  2. Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$37 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. 8309 / ...
  2. 292

$17 - $38

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. 104.4 miles

$10 - $15

Bus, fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. SMF - SFO

$74 - $195

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and San Mateo, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sacramento to San Mateo via San Francisco, Ca and Folsom St & Beale St in around 3 h 56 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Folsom St & Beale St to S Delaware St & Cypress Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sacramento and San Mateo is 135 km. The road distance is 167 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to San Mateo is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Sacramento to San Mateo is to drive which takes 1 h 50 min and costs $10 - $15.

No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to San Mateo. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at S Delaware St & Cypress Ave via Folsom St & Beale St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Sacramento to San Mateo, including transfers.