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Sacramento travel tips

1) Travel back in time at the Railway Post Office in Sacramento

Visit the California State Railroad Museum at 125 I Street to dive into the Sacramento past. Admission is $11; you will see many restored railroad cars and locomotives originally used throughout the state. And make sure to go up the fully restored Railway Post Office to get a real experience of the past.

2) Check if there are any ghosts at the Eagle Theatre in Sacramento

Head to 921 Front Street in Sacramento and go ghost hunting at the Eagle Theatre. It was the first theatre in California built in 1849. The TV show Ghost Adventures claims there are ghosts. The crew caught an image of a rocking chair rocking itself. Take a trip and check if it's true.

3) What is the best means of public transportation in Sacramento?

Sacramento locals say the best means of public transportation is Amtrak service. It is a train system, and, besides the urban lines, there are also rides to other cities like the Bay Area, southern California, Seattle and Portland.

Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Sacramento. Book your trip to arrive at Sacramento International, Sacramento, CA - Valley Station, Sacramento, CA - Greyhound Station, Sacramento-Midtown Bus stop, or Sacramento Bus Stop. The distance between Chicago and Sacramento is 2862 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Chicago and Sacramento have 335 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Sacramento, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz.

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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Sacramento?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Sacramento takes around 4.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Sacramento?
The flight distance between Chicago and Sacramento is 2862 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Sacramento?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Sacramento. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and London, Manchester, Athens, Dublin, New York, Las Vegas, Vilnius, Los Angeles, Denver, Orlando, Minneapolis, Barcelona, Austin, Edinburgh, San Francisco, Paris, Nashville, Atlanta, Glasgow, Riga.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sacramento?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sacramento and Las Vegas, London, Detroit, Manchester, Denver, New York, Edinburgh, Houston, Atlanta, Santa Ana, Dallas, Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego, Burbank, Madrid, Frankfurt, Edmonton, Reykjavik, Minneapolis.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Quad City International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, University of Illinois Willard, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What airports are near Sacramento?
The main airport in Sacramento is Sacramento Executive Airport. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Reno–Tahoe International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Merced Regional, Redding Municipal.
What buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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