There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Sacramento by plane, bus, train or car

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 to Sacramento  •  4 h 31 min

  1. SEA - SMF

$100 - $476

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h

  1. 1431

$70 - $190

5 alternative options

Fly to San Francisco, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. SEA - SFO

$114 - $299

Fly to Oakland, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. SEA - OAK

$129 - $336

Fly to San Jose, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. SEA - SJC

$120 - $321

Train  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$110 - $320

Drive  •  12 h 55 min

  1. 758.9 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Sacramento hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Seattle to Sacramento hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 18 h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Seattle to San Jose via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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 Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Sacramento is 1006 km. The road distance is 1214 km.

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Sacramento is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Seattle to Sacramento is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $100 - $480.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Sacramento Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Sacramento, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Seattle to Sacramento, including transfers.