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Cheap buses leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

6:00AM
5h50m
11:50AM
San Jose - Downtown San Jose, W San Carlos Street
Cheapest
Sacramento - Greyhound Sacramento Station
Cheapest
6:00AM
5h35m
11:35AM
San Jose - Downtown San Jose, W San Carlos Street
2nd Cheapest
Sacramento - Old Sacramento
2nd Cheapest
5:35AM
2h55m
8:30AM
San Jose - Diridon Station
Fastest
Sacramento - Greyhound Sacramento Station
Fastest
4:30AM
4h52m
9:22AM
San Jose - Diridon Station
Sacramento - Sacramento Valley Station
4:30AM
5h42m
10:12AM
San Jose - Diridon Station
Sacramento - Sacramento Valley Station
Bus San Jose to Sacramento: Trip Overview

Bus San Jose to Sacramento: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$40
Average bus trip duration5h 40m
Number of daily buses6
Earliest bus departure4:30 AM
Distance90 miles (145 km)
Latest bus departure2:30 PM

San Jose to Sacramento Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures6
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures4:30AM - 2:30PM
Minimum Price$21
Average Ticket Price$40
Minimum Trip Duration2h55m
Average Bus Trip Duration5h40m
Distance90 miles (145 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, Greyhound
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip San Jose - Sacramento

You can travel between these two cities by bus or train. Both are convenient and sustainable ways to travel to Sacramento. You can also use carpool services and share a car ride with other travelers.

The average travel time from San Jose to Sacramento is about 5h 40m, although the fastest bus will take 2h 55m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 89 miles (143 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance between the two cities is 89 miles (143 km).

On average, there are 6 daily departures on this route, offered by FlixBus and Greyhound. The number of buses from San Jose to Sacramento can differ depending on the day of the week. Simplify your trip from San Jose to Sacramento by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

The first bus leaves at 4:30 AM and the last one leaves at 2:30 PM.

If you're headed to Sacramento from San Jose, chances are that your bus will depart from Diridon Station and arrive at Greyhound Sacramento Station. These are the primary departure and arrival locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.

The average bus ticket price from San Jose to Sacramento is $40. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $25 to $75, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Yes, you can do a day trip from San Jose to Sacramento. The total travel time for the round-trip is about 5h 50m. This allows for plenty of time to explore the sights in Sacramento before returning to San Jose in the evening.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

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$22
04/16
$24
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$24
The cheapest trip from San Jose to Sacramento was searched and found on Apr 15, 2024 with a price of $22

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from San Jose to Sacramento, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $22 to $60 for a bus ticket from San Jose to Sacramento based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $24 which is on 2024-04-16.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

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From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from San Jose to Sacramento.

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from San Jose to Sacramento that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from San Jose to Sacramento while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

What's the cheapest way to go from San Jose to Sacramento?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time5h 40mAvg Price$40Daily Departures6
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time3h 9mAvg Price$43Daily Departures9

The best way to travel between San Jose and Sacramento is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $40 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $25. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Sacramento, choose the bus, as it will take you from San Jose to Sacramento in about 3h 9m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to San Jose by bus?

Bus from Sacramento to San Jose

You can also go to Sacramento by train

Train from San Jose to Sacramento

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