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There are 3 ways to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from 9th St and O St to Pleasant Hill BART Station Blue

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$30 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Walnut Creek 70.8 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek is to bus which costs $4 - $6 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 9th St and O St and arriving at Pleasant Hill BART Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Walnut Creek is 56 miles. The road distance is 70.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The bus from 9th St and O St to Pleasant Hill BART Station takes 2 h 9 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Sacramento to Walnut Creek bus services, operated by Fairfield and Suisun Transit, depart from 9th St and O St station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek is to bus which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $4 - $6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Sacramento to Walnut Creek bus services, operated by Fairfield and Suisun Transit, arrive at Pleasant Hill BART Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Walnut Creek is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Sacramento to Walnut Creek.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek.
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  • Distance: 56.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Walnut Creek, CA, USA?

Fairfield and Suisun Transit operates a bus from Sacramento to Walnut Creek every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Walnut Creek hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min.

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 Richmond 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
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from 9th St and O St to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
FAST

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