There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Sacramento by plane, subway, bus, train, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 8 min

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

$75 - $185

Cheapest option

BART, bus Fairfield and Suisun Transit  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to Sacramento Valley Station Blue

$19 - $27

5 alternative options

BART, bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to 19th St. Oakland Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...

$21 - $45

BART, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to 12th St. Oakland City Center Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...

$36 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Sacramento 99.3 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento 99.3 miles

$310 - $440

Shuttle  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento

$160 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Sacramento is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Sacramento is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Sacramento is 83 miles. The road distance is 99.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Sacramento, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Sacramento without a car is to BART and bus which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $21 - $45.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 83.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

United Airlines flies from San Francisco Airport (SFO) 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
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to 19th St. Oakland
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
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 Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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