Find bus tickets from San Francisco to Sacramento
San Francisco to Sacramento bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||2h 25m|
|Trips per day||2|
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Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the fastest bus to get from San Francisco to Sacramento?
What is the cheapest bus from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Does San Francisco to Sacramento make a good day-trip?
Is it safe to travel by bus from San Francisco to Sacramento right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $21.34 was the low point for bus fares from San Francisco to Sacramento. Buses from Sacramento to San Francisco are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $21.34 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $4.40 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 75 miles (121 kilometers) from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from San Francisco to Sacramento at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 Sacramento, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Francisco?
The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from San Francisco to Sacramento, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from San Francisco to Sacramento. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Francisco to Sacramento; ticket prices start at $33.35.
What bus companies travel from San Francisco to Sacramento?
There is one bus company that operates from San Francisco to Sacramento. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
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Where does the bus leave from in San Francisco?
Most buses depart from the main station in San Francisco, California:
- 425 Mission St
Where does the bus arrive in Sacramento?
All buses from San Francisco arrive at one main station in Sacramento, California:
- Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd
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