There are 4 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Sacramento by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Capitol Corridor

$33 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. 6844 / ...
  2. 8320 / ...

$28 - $64

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. 120.1 miles

$11 - $17

Caltrain, fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. SFO - SMF

$82 - $206

What companies run services between Sunnyvale, CA, USA and Sacramento, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Sunnyvale to Sacramento every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunnyvale to Sacramento via Santa Clara & 2Nd, 1St & Santa Clara, San Jose Caltrain Station, San Jose, Ca, and Oakland, Ca in around 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sunnyvale and Sacramento is 143 km. The road distance is 192 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sunnyvale to Sacramento is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Sunnyvale to Sacramento is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $11 - $17.

No, there is no direct train from Sunnyvale to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Sunnyvale Caltrain and arriving at Sacramento Amtrak via Santa Clara Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Hollenbeck and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via 1St & Santa Clara, San Jose, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Sunnyvale to Sacramento, including transfers.