There are 10 ways to get from Sacramento to Santa Catalina Island by bus, ferry, train 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

Bus Greyhound USA, ferry  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1439
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$89 - $160

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Train, bus, ferry  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$118 - $233

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation, ferry  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to Los Angeles, CA Northern CA-Southern CA
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$110 - $114

Train, ferry  •  18 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$123 - $268

Bus, fly to Long Beach, ferry  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Long Beach (LGB) SMF - LGB
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$131 - $284

Bus, fly to Los Angeles, ferry  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Los Angeles (LAX) SMF - LAX
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$119 - $285

Bus, fly to Santa Ana, ferry  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Santa Ana (SNA) SMF - SNA
  3. Take the ferry from Newport Beach, CA to Avalon

$191 - $438

Bus, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, ferry  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SMF - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 8th St W
  4. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$174 - $361

Bus, fly to Burbank, ferry  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Burbank (BUR) SMF - BUR
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$158 - $363

Bus, fly to San Diego, ferry  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Diego (SAN) SMF - SAN
  3. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
  4. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$159 - $517

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and ferry which costs $105 - $115 and takes 13 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and fly and ferry which costs $130 - $290 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Santa Catalina Island is 400 miles.

It takes approximately 11 h 24 min to get from Sacramento to Santa Catalina Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Santa Catalina Island, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Sacramento to Avalon. However, you can take the bus to Los Angeles, Ca, take the line 9455 bus to Long Beach, Ca, take the walk to L.B. Blvd. & 15Th Sw, take the line 51 bus to First & Shelter G S, take the walk to Long Beach, then take the ferry to Avalon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sacramento to Avalon via Bakersfield Amtrak, Greyhound/18th St., Bakersfield, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, Long Beach, Ca, Anaheim Street Station, Downtown Long Beach Station, and Long Beach in around 12 h 11 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Sacramento to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
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 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 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 Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
xedohoang.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
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 8th St W
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Ferry operators
Catalina Express
Catalina Tours
Website
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Long Beach to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Newport Beach, CA to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
catalinatours.net

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