There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to Sunnyvale by train, 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  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$36 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...

$28 - $60

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Sunnyvale 118.8 miles

$11 - $17

Bus, fly, Caltrain  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain

$81 - $207

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

Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Sunnyvale every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sacramento to Sunnyvale via Oakland, Ca, San Jose, Ca, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 3 h 28 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 Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
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

How far is it from Sacramento to Sunnyvale?

The distance between Sacramento and Sunnyvale is 143 km. The road distance is 190 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Sunnyvale?

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Sunnyvale is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sacramento to Sunnyvale?

The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Sunnyvale is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $11 - $17.

Is there a direct train between Sacramento and Sunnyvale?

No, there is no direct train from Sacramento to Sunnyvale. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Amtrak and arriving at Sunnyvale Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Sacramento to Sunnyvale?

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Sacramento to Sunnyvale, including transfers.