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San Francisco to Sacramento bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day12
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap San Francisco to Sacramento bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from San Francisco to Sacramento is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Francisco to Sacramento were $7.53. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $8.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from San Francisco to Sacramento?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Sacramento by bus is usually around 3:00 PM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Around 6:00 PM on Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from San Francisco to Sacramento has the most daily schedules

On average there are 12 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from San Francisco to Sacramento, with an average of 7 trips per day and 151 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from San Francisco to Sacramento. Of the 12 trips there are 11 trips that are direct connections to Sacramento.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from San Francisco to Sacramento starts at $25.00.

2 carriers offer San Francisco to Sacramento bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from San Francisco to Sacramento from $8.00. There are 7 trips per day offered by Greyhound from San Francisco to Sacramento and you can expect on average to pay $11.50 for a Greyhound ticket to Sacramento. In San Francisco, Greyhound departs to Sacramento from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, In Sacramento, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd,

An average trip on Greyhound from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 2 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Sacramento in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $12.26 for a weekend trip to Sacramento.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 39m
Avg. Price
$11.50

Megabus

Book Megabus from San Francisco to Sacramento from $1.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Megabus from San Francisco to Sacramento and you can expect on average to pay $9.04 for a Megabus ticket to Sacramento. In San Francisco, Megabus departs to Sacramento from Caltrain Station - Townsend St and 5th St, In Sacramento, Megabus arrives at Univ - 65th St Light Rail Stn - 6740 Q St,

An average trip on Megabus from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 1 hours and 53 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $10.48 for a weekend trip to Sacramento.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 53m
Avg. Price
$9.04

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from San Francisco. Most bus trips to Sacramento will depart from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, Caltrain Station - Townsend St and 5th St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • Caltrain Station - Townsend St and 5th St
Bus trips arrive in Sacramento at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd, Univ - 65th St Light Rail Stn - 6740 Q St are the main bus stations in Sacramento for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd
  • Univ - 65th St Light Rail Stn - 6740 Q St