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Sacramento - Reno Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Sacramento to Reno. Traveling by bus from Sacramento to Reno usually takes around 2 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance111 mi (179 km)
Shortest duration2h 15m
Cheapest price$12.90
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Sacramento to Reno

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Nicolle

July 12, 2019- Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: The bathroom needs some love. If there is any way to come up with a way to FULLY sanitize and use air fresheners the over all experience would be better. Cons: Bathroom facilities. Tips: Dont use the bathroom on the bus!

Pros: The bathroom needs some love. If there is any way to come up with a way to FULLY sanitize and use air fresheners the over all experience would be better. Cons: Bathroom facilities. Tips: Dont use the bathroom on the bus!

Price trends for buses from Sacramento to Reno

Monthly average prices

$32$26$19$13$6ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$65$52$39$26$133020100

What bus companies travel from Sacramento to Reno?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Sacramento to Reno. FlixBus US is the only company to provides bus transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US12h 22m$19.20
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Sacramento to Reno, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Sacramento to Reno during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Sacramento to Reno?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 179 kilometers from Sacramento to Reno. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Reno. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Reno, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Sacramento?

There is usually only one bus per day from Sacramento to Reno. It leaves the station in Sacramento at 5:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus trips to Reno are there per day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Sacramento to Reno. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sacramento to Reno; ticket prices start at $49.06.

City Information

Sacramento

As the long-held capital city of California, Sacramento has a rich and vibrant history that is reflected in its historic buildings and quarters. The Old Sacramento Waterfront quarter is the best place to explore the city’s rich heritage. Boasting ages-old constructions and a quaint vibe that is reminiscent of the Wild West, the area allows visitors to travel back in time and relive the Gold Rush era. Among the most interesting destinations in the area is the California State Museum, located at the northern edge of the quarter. It offers numerous restored locomotives as well as exhibitions on the United States’ westward expansion. If history is not really your thing, then the Midtown quarter, which boasts a vibrant and expanding art scene, will be a great alternative.

Sacramento is famous for its vast tracts of farmland, so it makes sense that the best dishes are the ones made from locally-grown produce. Among the best places to try out homemade dishes are The Firehouse and The Kitchen. For a bit of an Asian taste, visit Mikuni in Midtown Sacramento.

The busiest bus station in Sacramento is located right in the heart of the city and offers bus service to Portland, Reno, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, among many other places. The main Amtrak train station is the nearby Sacramento Valley Station, which also serves the Gold Line of the local transit light rail. The principal regional airport is the Sacramento International Airport, located 10 miles northwest of Downtown.

Reno

Dazzling with neon lights and bustling through the night, Reno is a great destination for those seeking top-class entertainment. Though considerably outshined by Las Vegas, Reno still brings unique attractions to the table. Among the most notable destinations for non-gamblers is an independent art scene down at Riverwalk, where indie galleries as well as restaurants abound. Fans of the great outdoors should not miss out on nearby Lake Tahoe, which stands among the most beautiful vacation destinations in the country.

At its core, Reno is still a city for gamblers, and it certainly does not disappoint. Slot machines, table games and cabaret shows are available at the local casinos, ready to tempt risk-takers who wish to court Lady Luck.

Right in the heart of downtown Reno, you will find the Reno Amtrak station from where you can take a train to Northern California and beyond. The local Reno-Tahoe International Airport is located outside of the city and it provides quick access to international flight routes. The main bus stop that serves Reno is also located at the airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Sacramento?

Main departure station: 961 2nd St

Sacramento has two bus stations with service to Reno.

All bus stations in Sacramento:

  • 961 2nd St

  • 2928 K Street (b/w 29th St & 30th St)

Where does the bus arrive in Reno?

Main arrival station: Silver Legacy Bus Stop - W 5th St

All buses from Sacramento arrive at one main station in Reno.

Bus stations in Reno:

  • Silver Legacy Bus Stop - W 5th St

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