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Journey Information

Sacramento to San Francisco coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£12.55
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day2
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you take BART from Sacramento to San Francisco?

No, you cannot take BART from Sacramento to San Francisco because BART does not extend all the way to Sacramento. The best way to get from Sacramento to San Francisco without a car is probably by bus. The trip will take as little as 1 hour 40 minutes, and ticket prices average just $7.

Can you take Amtrak from Sacramento to San Francisco?

Yes, you can take Amtrak from Sacramento to San Francisco, although to get into downtown S.F. you will need to get off in Emeryville (near Oakland) and cross the San Francisco Bay. Traveling by bus is a nice option because it gets you all the way to downtown San Francisco without requiring a transfer.

How do you get to SFO from Sacramento?

The most direct option for getting from Sacramento to SFO is to take a Greyhound bus from Sacramento to the Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco, then take a short walk to BART’s Embarcadero Station, where you can catch the Yellow Line to San Francisco International Airport. The total travel time will be around 3 hours.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Sacramento to San Francisco 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Sacramento to San Francisco?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £13.60 was the low point for coach fares from Sacramento to San Francisco. Coaches from San Francisco to Sacramento are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £13.60 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 12 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £2.78 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 2 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours, 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 coach?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Sacramento?

The first coach leaves at 09:00 and the last coach leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all coaches from Sacramento to San Francisco, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Sacramento to San Francisco. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sacramento to San Francisco; ticket prices start at £19.62.

What coach companies travel from Sacramento to San Francisco?

There is one coach company that operates from Sacramento to San Francisco. Greyhound is the one coach line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound22h 18m£14.33

Where does the coach leave from in Sacramento?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Sacramento, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd

Where does the coach arrive in San Francisco?

All coaches from Sacramento arrive at one main station in San Francisco, California:

  • 425 Mission St

Price trends for coaches from Sacramento to San Francisco

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Sacramento, CA to San Francisco, CA
Based on 9 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 8 reviews
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
22 February 2020Vacation
Ease of travel.
4 October 2019Vacation
Efficient & cost effective and very pleasant.
No sign marking location in Sacramento! Difficulty finding exact spot.
Excellent value!
14 September 2019Visiting family
Quiet, comfortable ride with friendly driver
For $5 I feel like we got more than our money’s worth!
The earlier you arrive, the better seat you will get.
5 September 2019Visiting friends
The announcement was very clear and informative..thank you
Carry hand sanitizer or wipes...some armrest was sticky...
15 August 2019Vacation
It was super cheap. The charging was good.
The Wifi was not working and the bus was not on time
Definitely worth to book! Super cheap for what you get!

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