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San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA by bus

The journey from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA by bus is 473.22 mi and takes 15 hr 22 min. There are 17 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:35 AM and the last at 9:00 PM. It is possible to travel from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA by bus for as little as $61.86 or as much as $92.49. The best price for this journey is $61.86.

Lowest Price$61.86
Journey Duration15 hr 22 min
Connection per Day17
Lowest Price$61.86
Highest Price$92.49
First Departure2:35 AM
Last Departure9:00 PM
Distance473.22 mi
DepartureSan Diego, CA
ArrivalSacramento, CA
CarriersGreyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus

San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA cost?

On average, a bus ticket from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA will cost you $66.93. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $61.86. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $66.93. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA take by bus?

The average journey time is 15 hr 22 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 473.22 mi from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA to take longer than 15 hr 22 min. The journey between San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA by bus usually takes 15 hr 22 min to cover a distance of 473.22 mi. The shortest journey from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA will take you 12 hr 30 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Sacramento, CA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many times a day do journeys run from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA?

If you want to get from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 17 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 2 direct journeys between San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 15 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA.

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Find the best day to travel to Sacramento, CA by bus

When travelling to Sacramento, CA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Greyhound from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA
Compare services on board when travelling from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA by bus.
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San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
53.31kg
Bus
57.12kg
Flight
152.32kg
Car
121.85kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA?
A bus ticket from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA is $66.93. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $61.86.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA is $61.86. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA by bus?
San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA is 473.22 mi.
How long does the bus between San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA take?
San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA is on average 15 hr 22 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA?
The bus journey from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA?
San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA has 17 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA leave?
The earliest bus from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA departs at 2:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA depart?
The latest bus from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA departs at 9:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $61.86 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from San Diego, CA to go to Sacramento, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA is 12 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA by bus?
The bus journey from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA creates 57.12kg of CO2 emissions.

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