Sacramento to Benicia Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $4
Fastest Way Train — 51min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 8 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 51 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Flixbus, FlixBus
$27 · 51min · 14 lb of CO2
+4 more options
$4 · 1h 19min · 12 lb of CO2
Sacramento to Vallejo
+4 more options
$7 · 1h 17min · 15 lb of CO2
Sacramento to Benicia

Drive from Sacramento to Benicia

It's 52 miles between Sacramento to Benicia. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 17min and 1h 21min from Sacramento to Benicia under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 24min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Benicia by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $6.

What is the best way to travel from Sacramento to Benicia?

The are 9 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Sacramento to Benicia. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Sacramento towards Oakland, as it is the cheapest to Benicia. It's common to find tickets for as low as $4. Flixbus operates from Sacramento to Benicia, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Sacramento to Benicia?

The trip to Benicia is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Sacramento. The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Benicia is $4 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 19 minutes with the bus. Flixbus offers limited service between Benicia and Sacramento.We recommend booking the trip to Benicia about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Sacramento the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Benicia.

Is the train or the bus better from Sacramento to Benicia CA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Sacramento to Benicia. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Benicia is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Sacramento/Benicia buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Sacramento is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Sacramento CA and Benicia during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Sacramento to Benicia? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Benicia traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Benicia is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Sacramento to Benicia?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Sacramento to Benicia is by bus. The bus costs $4 roughly and will take 1 hour 19 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Sacramento to Benicia?

Amtrak costs about $30 between Sacramento and Benicia. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 11 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at SAC Sacramento Amtrak, which is 1 miles from Sacramento. Further, once you arrive at MTZ Martinez Amtrak or you will still have 3 miles to Benicia.

How long does it take from Sacramento to Benicia by car?

The total distance between Sacramento and Benicia is 52 miles and will take you about 1 hour 17 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $7.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Sacramento to Benicia
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Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from Sacramento to Benicia
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
FlixBus FlixBus from Sacramento to Benicia