There are 10 ways to get from San Antonio to Sacramento by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly San Antonio to Sacramento  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Sacramento (SMF) SAT - SMF

$243 - $1,003

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Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  45 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to Anaheim Matamoros-Tijuana Airport
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim to Sacramento FlixBus

$141 - $227

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Fly San Antonio to Stockton, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Stockton (SCK) SAT - SCK
  2. Take the bus from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station to Sacramento Amtrak

Bus to Austin, fly to Sacramento  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Sacramento (SMF) AUS - SMF

$249 - $992

Fly San Antonio to Oakland, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Oakland (OAK) SAT - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak

$277 - $1,073

Fly San Antonio to San Francisco, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to San Francisco (SFO) SAT - SFO
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Sacramento Amtrak

$207 - $1,375

Bus Greyhound USA  •  36 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1419
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 1446 / ...

$168 - $419

Train, bus  •  38 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak

Train  •  43 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight

$262 - $759

Drive  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Sacramento 1744.9 miles

$170 - $250

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Antonio to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from San Antonio Amtrak and arriving at Sacramento Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 39 min.

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The distance between San Antonio and Sacramento is 1464 miles. The road distance is 1744.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Sacramento without a car is to bus which takes 36 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from San Antonio to Sacramento, including transfers.

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San Antonio to Sacramento bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Antonio, Tx station.

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San Antonio to Sacramento train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Antonio Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Sacramento is to fly which takes 7 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36 h 1 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 43 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Antonio Airport to Sacramento Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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San Antonio to Sacramento bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Sacramento, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 1464.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Antonio to Sacramento hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Antonio to Sacramento via Los Angeles, Ca in around 36 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Austin to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Austin to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Sacramento via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Sacramento via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $3,400
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from San Antonio to Stockton via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Stockton via San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Stockton via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Stockton via El Paso, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Stockton via Houston, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $3,800
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $3,800
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $3,800
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 Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 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
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
Bus from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Sacramento is 2 h behind San Antonio. It is currently 7:10 PM in San Antonio and 5:10 PM in Sacramento.

San Antonio to Sacramento train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Sacramento is 1745 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 5 min to drive from San Antonio to Sacramento.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Antonio Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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Book your San Antonio to Sacramento bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to San Antonio Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 38 min and costs .

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