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Journey Information

Los Angeles to Sacramento bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$48.00
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day9
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $48.00 was the low point for bus fares from Los Angeles to Sacramento. Buses from Sacramento to Los Angeles are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $48.00 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 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $25.74 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 361 miles (582 kilometers) from Los Angeles, CA to Sacramento, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Sacramento at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Sacramento, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to Sacramento every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Sacramento; ticket prices start at $48.00.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

There is one bus company that operates from Los Angeles to Sacramento. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound99h 58m$54.52

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Buses to Sacramento leave from multiple locations in Los Angeles, California. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Sacramento?

All buses from Los Angeles arrive at one main station in Sacramento, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd

Price trends for buses from Los Angeles to Sacramento

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20JanFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Los Angeles, CA to Sacramento, CA
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