Vacaville to Sacramento Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $16
Fastest Way Train — 51min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 9 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 31 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$16 · 1h 35min · 9 lb of CO2
Suisun City to Sacramento
+1 more option
$27 · 51min · 10 lb of CO2
$4 · 46min · 9 lb of CO2
Vacaville to Sacramento

Drive from Vacaville to Sacramento

It's 31 miles between Vacaville to Sacramento. On a typical day, it might take between 46min and 48min from Vacaville to Sacramento under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 50min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Sacramento 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 $4.

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

The are 3 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Vacaville to Sacramento. The fastest way out of Suisun City towards Sacramento is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Sacramento area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $16. Amtrak operates from Vacaville to Sacramento, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Vacaville to Sacramento?

The trip to Sacramento is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Vacaville. The cheapest way to get from Vacaville to Sacramento is $16 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 35 minutes with the bus. The earlier you can book your trip to Sacramento, the better.

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

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Vacaville to Sacramento. 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 Sacramento is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Vacaville/Sacramento buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Vacaville 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 Vacaville CA and Sacramento 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 Vacaville to Sacramento? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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 Vacaville to Sacramento?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Vacaville to Sacramento is by bus. The bus costs $16 roughly and will take 1 hour 35 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Vacaville to Sacramento?

Amtrak costs about $27 between Vacaville and Sacramento. In total, the train will take roughly 51 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at SUI Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak, which is 9 miles from Vacaville. Further, once you arrive at SAC Sacramento Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to Sacramento.

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

The total distance between Vacaville and Sacramento is 31 miles and will take you about 46 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $4.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Vacaville to Sacramento
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