There are 6 ways to get from Sacramento to Santa Rosa by train, bus, subway, 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.

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Santa Rosa, CA 6412

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from J St. and 6th St. to Pleasant Hill BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station to Powell St. BART Station
  3. Take the bus from Mission St & 5th St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101

$25 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca 1482

$27 - $59

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown Northbound

$43 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Santa Rosa 97.2 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco Airport, CA to Santa Rosa, CA

$106 - $228

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Santa Rosa is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Santa Rosa is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Santa Rosa. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Santa Rosa, Ca via Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Santa Rosa is 67 miles. The road distance is 97.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Santa Rosa without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Sacramento to Santa Rosa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Santa Rosa is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $26 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Santa Rosa.
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  • Distance: 67.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Santa Rosa via Oakland, Ca in around 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sacramento to Santa Rosa via Richmond Transit Station, Richmond BART, Tewksbury Av:Castro St, Tewksbury Ave & Castro St, San Rafael Transit Center Platform B, and San Rafael in around 4 h 39 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

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
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
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station to Powell St. BART Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez, CA to Santa Rosa, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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.

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 Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from J St. and 6th St. to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org

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