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Buses from Sacramento to Hayward

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Sacramento - Hayward Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Sacramento to Hayward. Traveling by bus from Sacramento to Hayward usually takes around 2 hours and 51 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance71 mi (114 km)
Shortest duration2h 51m
Cheapest price$13.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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What bus companies travel from Sacramento to Hayward?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Sacramento to Hayward. Greyhound is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound12h 51m$13.73
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Sacramento to Hayward every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 51 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Hayward usually start from $13.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Sacramento to Hayward 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 Hayward?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 71 miles from Sacramento to Hayward. 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Hayward 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Sacramento?

There is usually only one bus per day from Sacramento to Hayward. It leaves the station in Sacramento at 9:00am 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 buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Sacramento to Hayward. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sacramento to Hayward; ticket prices start at $31.00.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Sacramento?

Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd  - SACGLI-0

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Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd

The Sacramento Bus Terminal is a Greyhound Bus Station that sits on Richards Boulevard in Sacramento's Southern Pacific / Richards neighborhood. It is a popular hub for intercity bus travel and serves several carriers such as Flixbus and Greyhound. The station operates a range of services to California’s major cities, including Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose. Passengers can also take advantage of interstate routes to travel north up the West Coast into Oregon and Washington, as well as eastwards into Arizona and Nevada.

All bus stations in Sacramento:

  • Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in Hayward?

Buses arrive in Hayward at 0 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Need a return trip from Hayward to Sacramento?

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