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

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Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Sacramento FlixBus

$9 - $17

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Line 292 bus, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from Airport Blvd & Baden Ave to Mission St & 1st St 292
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...

$17 - $38

BART, train  •  3 h 37 min

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

$32 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from South San Francisco to Sacramento 96.1 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  2 h 49 min

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

$77 - $198

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The cheapest way to get from South San Francisco to Sacramento is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from South San Francisco to Sacramento is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South San Francisco to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Airport Blvd & Baden Ave and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via San Francisco, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between South San Francisco and Sacramento is 82 miles. The road distance is 96.1 miles.

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The best way to get from South San Francisco to Sacramento without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $9 - $18.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from South San Francisco to Sacramento, including transfers.

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South San Francisco to Sacramento bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Airport Blvd & Baden Ave station.

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The best way to get from South San Francisco to Sacramento is to bus which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $9 - $18. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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

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Map of how to get from South San Francisco to Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 81.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

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

Flixbus USA operates a bus from South San Francisco to Sacramento every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from South San Francisco to Sacramento 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno BART Station to Richmond BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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 USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Airport Blvd & Baden Ave to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
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 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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Yes, the driving distance between South San Francisco to Sacramento is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from South San Francisco to Sacramento.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 4 min and costs $4 - $7.

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