Distance between San Francisco CA and Sacramento CA

The distance from San Francisco to Sacramento is 87 miles by road including 83 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes and goes through Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Vallejo and Fairfield.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
San Francisco 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 80 8 mi, 10 min
Oakland 8 mi 0:10 10 min 0.2 gal
I 80 1 mi, 01 min
Emeryville 9 mi 0:11 11 min 0.3 gal
I 80 2 mi, 01 min
Berkeley 11 mi 0:13 13 min 0.3 gal
I 80 2 mi, 01 min
Albany 13 mi 0:15 15 min 0.4 gal
I 80 4 mi, 03 min
Richmond 17 mi 0:19 19 min 0.5 gal
I 80 5 mi, 04 min
Pinole 22 mi 0:23 23 min 0.7 gal
I 80 11 mi, 09 min
Vallejo 32 mi 0:33 33 min 0.9 gal
I 80 10 mi, 09 min
Fairfield 43 mi 0:42 42 min 1.3 gal
I 80 44 mi, 42 min
Sacramento 87 mi 1:24 1 h 24 min 2.9 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
San Francisco 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 80 8 mi, 10 min
Oakland 8 mi 0:10 10 min 0.2 gal
I 80 1 mi, 01 min
Emeryville 9 mi 0:11 11 min 0.3 gal
I 80 2 mi, 01 min
Berkeley 11 mi 0:13 13 min 0.3 gal
I 80 2 mi, 01 min
Albany 13 mi 0:15 15 min 0.4 gal
I 80 4 mi, 03 min
Richmond 17 mi 0:19 19 min 0.5 gal
I 80 5 mi, 04 min
Pinole 22 mi 0:23 23 min 0.7 gal
I 80 2 mi, 01 min
Hercules 24 mi 0:25 25 min 0.8 gal
I 80 9 mi, 08 min
Vallejo 32 mi 0:33 33 min 0.9 gal
I 80 10 mi, 09 min
Fairfield 43 mi 0:42 42 min 1.3 gal
I 80 12 mi, 10 min
Vacaville 54 mi 0:53 53 min 1.6 gal
I 80 10 mi, 09 min
Dixon 64 mi 1:02 1 h 02 min 2.1 gal
I 80 8 mi, 07 min
Davis 73 mi 1:10 1 h 10 min 2.4 gal
I 80 4 mi, 03 min
Swingle 77 mi 1:14 1 h 14 min 2.6 gal
I 80 7 mi, 06 min
West Sacramento 84 mi 1:21 1 h 21 min 2.8 gal
US 50 2 mi, 03 min
Sacramento 87 mi 1:24 1 h 24 min 2.9 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from San Francisco to Sacramento?

Fuel cost: 11.5 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 87 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.88 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from San Francisco to Sacramento?

Driving time: 1 h 25 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 71 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 1 h 6 min
  • 4 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 4 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 7 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 3 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is San Francisco to Sacramento by land?

The distance between San Francisco and Sacramento is 87 mi by road including 83.3 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of San Francisco and Sacramento respectively.

How far is San Francisco to Sacramento by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between San Francisco and Sacramento is 74.6 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of San Francisco and Sacramento respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is San Francisco from Sacramento by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 9 min to cover the distance of 75 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 32 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from San Francisco to Sacramento?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 30 min to cover the distance of 75 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 34 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between San Francisco and Sacramento?

The halfway point between San Francisco and Sacramento is Fairfield. It is located about 1 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Fairfield to San Francisco is 43 mi and driving will take about 42 min. The road between Fairfield and Sacramento has length 44 mi and will take approximately 42 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Vacaville is in 54 mi from San Francisco and 33 mi from Sacramento
  • Vallejo is in 32 mi from San Francisco and 55 mi from Sacramento

Where is San Francisco in relation to Sacramento?

San Francisco is located 75 mi south-west of Sacramento.

San Francisco has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.77928, longitude -122.41924.

Sacramento has geographic coordinates: latitude 38.58157, longitude -121.4944.

Which highway goes from San Francisco to Sacramento?

The route from San Francisco to Sacramento follows I 80.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • I 580: 4 mi
  • CA 113: 4 mi
  • CA 12: 2 mi
  • US 50: 2 mi
  • I 80 BUS: 2 mi
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