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There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  2h 17m

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

$30 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 27m

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

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station 70.9 miles

$6 - $10

Fly, BART  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Walnut Creek BART Station

$81 - $205

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station is to bus which costs $5 - $9 and takes 2h 27m.

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

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The distance between Sacramento and Walnut Creek Station is 56 miles. The road distance is 70.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $9 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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

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United Airlines offers flights from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Walnut Creek Station. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station.
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  • Distance: 56.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1h 26m. Alternatively, Fairfield and Suisun Transit operates a bus from Sacramento to Walnut Creek Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 2h 16m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Walnut Creek BART Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from 9th St and L St to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
FAST

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12m and costs $2.

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