There are 5 ways to get from San Carlos to Sacramento by train, bus, subway, car or plane

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Caltrain, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Carlos Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA N2002

$13 - $21

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Bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave to Mission St & 1st St 398
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...

$18 - $39

BART, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae to Richmond Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...

$38 - $76

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from San Carlos to Sacramento 110.7 miles

$10 - $16

Fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento (SMF) SFO - SMF

$74 - $195

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The cheapest way to get from San Carlos to Sacramento is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Carlos to Sacramento is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between San Carlos and Sacramento is 86 miles. The road distance is 110.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from San Carlos to Sacramento, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Carlos to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via San Francisco, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The nearest airport to Sacramento is Sacramento (SMF) Airport which is 9.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Oakland (OAK) (72 miles), San Francisco (SFO) (83.1 miles), San Jose (SJC) (87.5 miles) and Reno (RNO) (112.8 miles).

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San Carlos to Sacramento bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at 1st St:Mission St station.

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Map of how to get from San Carlos to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from San Carlos to Sacramento via Mission St & 1st St and San Francisco, Ca in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from San Carlos to Sacramento 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Carlos Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 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
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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