Some say getting there is half the fun.  In Sacramento’s case, you can save 100 percent of the fun for when you arrive, because getting here is the easiest part.  We want you to be able to start enjoying great Sacramento attractions, accommodations and experiences as soon as possible.  And there are a variety of quick and easy ways to get here.  You just need to pick one. 

Sacramento International Airport

Here are four easy ways to get to Sacramento:

  1. By Plane 
    Sacramento International Airport was recently named the fourth best airport in North America for customer service by Airports Council International (ACI), the international trade association for commercial airports.  Sacramento International Airport is the gateway to Northern California and the world.  It offers 11 airlines and 130 nonstop flights a day with service to major West Coast cities plus Maui; Honolulu; Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Phoenix; New York; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Las Vegas; Guadalajara and more.  In 2012, Sacramento International Airport served 8.9 million passengers.

    Sacramento International Airport is located 10 minutes from Downtown Sacramento hotels and attractions.  Related: Top 12 Things You May Not Know About Sacramento International Airport  

  2. By Train 
    It doesn’t matter if you are starting out in Northern California or if Sacramento is just another stop on a long Northern California itinerary: Seeing our beautiful region by train is an experience in itself.  Amtrak links Sacramento to the Bay Area, the Central Valley and beyond.  Traveling by train is convenient, scenic and easy.  And our historic train station is located Downtown, steps from Old Sacramento and Downtown Sacramento hotels, shops and attractions.  Related: Five Reasons To Travel To Sacramento By Train
  3. By Automobile 
    Sacramento is one of California’s most accessible cities by car.  Whether you are coming to Sacramento from the Bay Area, the coast, the Central Valley or the Sierras, the Sacramento region is easy to access.  While drivers should be mindful of usual rush hour times, Sacramento traffic is far less of an obstacle than many other large California cities.  Also, Downtown Sacramento features a great deal of affordable parking for visitors.  Click here for maps of Downtown Sacramento, the Sacramento region, off-street parking and more.
  4. By Bus/Motorcoach
  5. When you are traveling to Sacramento with your group, we know you pay close attention to how easy and convenient it will be to park and access your motorcoach.  Our Tourism team will work with your group to make sure all aspects of bringing your motorcoach to Sacramento are fully taken care of.  If you are traveling to Sacramento by Greyhound, you will be able to enjoy our new 10,000-square-foot LEED-certified terminal that features six bus bays, a sleek modern design and an onsite restaurant serving hot meals and snacks.  Related:  All Aboard! Five Ways Sacramento Gives You a Hassle-Free and Value-Added Motorcoach Experience.


    California begins here in Sacramento, but we realize that your California itinerary might not.  These 4 ways to get here make it easy to fit Sacramento into your Northern California itinerary.  For more information about Sacramento, please visit us at