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There are 12 ways to get from San Bernardino to Sacramento by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Sacramento  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Fontana station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Sacramento (SMF) ONT - SMF

$139 - $320

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Train, bus Flixbus USA  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Sacramento FlixBus

$30 - $46

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Train to Santa Ana, fly to Sacramento  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Sacramento (SMF) SNA - SMF

$164 - $409

Fly Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station

$138 - $630

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Sacramento  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento (SMF) LAX - SMF

$82 - $245

Train to Burbank, fly to Sacramento  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Sacramento (SMF) BUR - SMF

$127 - $332

Bus to San Diego, fly to Sacramento  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Diego, Ca
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Sacramento (SMF) SAN - SMF

$121 - $473

Train to Long Beach, fly to Sacramento  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Sacramento (SMF) LGB - SMF

$108 - $261

Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 1446 / ...

$53 - $127

Train Amtrak, bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station

Train  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station Coast Starlight

$90 - $243

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from San Bernardino to Sacramento 440 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from San Bernardino to Sacramento is to train and bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 13 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Bernardino to Sacramento is to train and fly which costs $130 - $320 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Bernardino to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from San Bernardino, Ca and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Bernardino station to Sacramento station. However, there are services departing from San Bernardino-Downtown station and arriving at Sacramento Valley Station via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 35 min.

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The distance between San Bernardino and Sacramento is 390 miles. The road distance is 440 miles.

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The best way to get from San Bernardino to Sacramento without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 10 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from San Bernardino to Sacramento, including transfers.

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San Bernardino to Sacramento bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Bernardino, Ca station.

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San Bernardino to Sacramento train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at San Bernardino-Downtown station.

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The best way to get from San Bernardino to Sacramento is to bus which takes 9 h 10 min and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $250 and takes 16 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from San Bernardino to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 389.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from San Bernardino to Sacramento via Los Angeles, Ca in around 9 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Bernardino to Sacramento via L. A. Union Station station and Los Angeles Union Station in around 16 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from San Diego to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Fontana station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
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 Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
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 to Sacramento Valley Station
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
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 Bernardino, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Ontario/San Bernardino Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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San Bernardino to Sacramento train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Valley Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Bernardino to Sacramento is 440 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from San Bernardino to Sacramento.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Ontario/San Bernardino Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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

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There are 135+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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