There are 4 ways to get from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley by bus, train or car

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Bus via Sacramento  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa to Sacramento
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Auburn Amtrak 60
  3. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St 5

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa to Sacramento
  2. Take the bus from J St & 8th St to Auburn Station 60
  3. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St 5

$8 - $10

Train  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael Southbound
  2. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$48 - $70

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley 154.2 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley is to bus via Sacramento which costs $7 - $10 and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley. However, there are services departing from Santa Rosa and arriving at Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St via Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento Valley Station and Nevada St at Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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The distance between Santa Rosa and Grass Valley is 105 miles. The road distance is 154.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley without a car is to bus via Sacramento which takes 5h 53m and costs $7 - $10.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley, including transfers.

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Santa Rosa to Grass Valley bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Santa Rosa station.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley is to bus via Sacramento which takes 5h 53m and costs $7 - $10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 36m.

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Santa Rosa to Grass Valley bus services, operated by Nevada County Gold Country Stage, arrive at Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Rosa to Grass Valley is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley.

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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Santa Rosa, CA, USA and Grass Valley, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley via Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, 7Th St & J St, Sacramento Valley Station, Auburn Amtrak, and Nevada St at Amtrak Station in around 5h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santa Rosa to Grass Valley via San Rafael, San Rafael Transit Center, El Cerrito del Norte BART Station, El Cerrito del Norte, Richmond, Richmond Amtrak, Auburn Amtrak, and Nevada St at Amtrak Station in around 7h 36m.

Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
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 Richmond Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Rosa to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
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 Sacramento Valley Station to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Placer County Transit
Phone
+1 916-784-6177
Website
placer.ca.gov
Bus from J St & 4th St to Auburn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
placer.ca.gov
Bus from J St & 8th St to Auburn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
placer.ca.gov
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com

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