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How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

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How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

2 of us will be staying in central San Francisco for a few days before we begin our journey home from Sacramento Airport.

We need to catch a 2pm flight from Sacremental Airport Terminal B on a Tuesday. Are there any viable public tranport options from San Francisco?

Thank you.

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1. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

Amtrak Capitol Corridor will get you to Sacramento. Then you will need to cab it or take the blue van/SuperShuttle from there to the Sacramento Airport.

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2. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

By public transit it's close to a 5 hour trip and involves a combination of subway (BART), a train ride, and then two bus transfers. Is there a particular reason you are flying out of Sacramento instead of San Francisco or Oakland? It might be easier and similar expense to rent a car and return it at the Sacramento airport

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3. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

It's just the way our airmiles worked out, sadly San Francisco wasn't an option at the time of booking. It certainly doesn't sound like a fun journey.

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4. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

It looks like I could walk from the the Sacremento train station to the Yolobus stop in 20mins.

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5. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

Also check transfer from Amtrak to yolobus 42 A in Davis. Longer bus ride but may be less walking or just fit better. In any case I think Capitol Corridor Amtrak to Yolobus 42A ( Davis) or 42 B ( Sacramento ) is going to be your least painful option.

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6. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

Will do, thank you.

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7. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

Rent a car . Get the cheapest and drop it off at SAC. Try carhire3000.com will be the easiest way and without traffic it will take about 90 or so minutes. They won't charge you a drop off fee as you are non residents

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8. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

Amtrak will involve an Amtrak bus from any of several stops in SF (Ferry Building has a covered waiting room; some others are just bus stops) to Emeryville, then train from there. Easy. You could also take Greyhound from downtown SF to downtown Sac. Or, as suggested, drive.

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9. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

Yes, I had tried to edit about the need to take the Amtrak bus across the bay to Emeryville, but I guess it timed out. In any case, the Amtrak bus terminal at the Ferry Building is not actually in the Ferry Building, but in a smaller building just south. It's a classic indoor bus terminal with wooden benches and small front desk such as those seen in several Twilight Zone episodes. S1E21 on youtube.

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10. Re: How to get from San Francisco to Sacramento Airport?

try megabus.com. had a visitor use it and they liked it. i put in 9/10 and there was an 8:30 am bus for $9.