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About Sacramento

Sacramento is a medium-sized city which is the capital of the U.S state of California. It was established by the efforts of the explorers John Sutter and James Marshall. The city takes its name from the river that wraps around the city. The central places of Sacramento are very especially expensive. Sacramento was chosen as the city sheltering the most different cultures of America by Time magazine and like most of the U.S is quite diverse. There is a big Chinatown here as well as a sizeable Mexican cultural presence. Tower Bridge, built in 1935, is one of the symbols of the city. U.S president Ronald Reagan is also fom Sacramento.
The city is divided into different regions as 1st region in which Old Sacramento exists; 2nd Region in which there is the airport; 3rd Region in which there are Oak Park, Curtis Park and Vintage Park, and the 4th Region which is north of the American River. The weather climbs up to 25°C in the summer months and can fall to -3°C in the winter. 


Transportation to Sacramento City Center from Airport

Mather Afb Airport

There are many alternatives to reach the city center from Sacramento International Airport. If you prefer to use public transport you can easily get to the city center by express bus line.

If you prefer a faster means of transportation, you can use taxi or shuttle services. Sacramento visitors who want to travel freely can rent a car or go to the city center by bicycle. In addition, many hotels in the city also provide airport shuttle service.


You can see the airport taxi stand right outside the airport arrival terminal. It is possible to reach Sacramento city center in about 20 minutes by taxi. The taxi opening fee is 3 dollar; the fee increases 2.5 dollars per mile.  

Shuttle Service

Sacramento Airport hosts 6 different shuttle companies. You can get detailed information about route and departure times from the airport website or the information center at the arrival terminal. If you do not want to wait, it is also possible to book online before your journey.

Car Rental

Sacramento Airport hosts the office of numerous car rental companies. With the car you rent, you can easily reach the city center by following motorway number 5. The journey takes less than 20 minutes in normal traffic conditions, and the distance is about 10 miles.


For those who prefer public transport, you can easily get to Sacramento city center by bus number 42B which you can take from the bus stop located in front of the terminal. This line departs every hour and reaches the city center directly in about 25 minutes.

Hotel Service

Many hotels in Sacramento have airport shuttle service. Most accommodation centers give this service to their guests free of charge. It is possible to reach the city center quickly and comfortably by booking in advance.


If you are traveling with your backpack, you can also get to the city center from Sacramento Airport by following the bicycle route Del Paso Road. You have to ride about 13 miles in total.

Last Updated: January 19, 2017

Executive Airport

Executive Airport is located approximately 16 kilometers northwest of the city center. The airport, which was renovated in 2014, now hosts many domestic and foreign tourists. It is very easy to reach the city center from the airport by taking a taxi and bus or by renting a car. Within the airport, there are car parks, offices of car rental companies, restaurants and bars, VIP services and lounges, and shopping stores. The passengers’ safety, comfort and similar needs are met under the best conditions, as well as their visitors are accompanied.

Rent a car

You can easily reach the city center from the airport by renting a car from Avis, Alamo, Advantage, Enterprise, Hertz and Thrifty, which have agency offices at the airport. In addition, you can also book your car in advance or contact your hotel and ask them to help you find a car rental agency. Those who don't want to lose time with other means of transportation can rent a car to reach the city center from the airport comfortably.


You can reach the city center easily in a short time by taking a taxi from the airport. It would be useful for you to bargain with the driver about taxi fare before taking the taxi. Transportation to the city center from the airport by taxi costs about 25-30 US Dollars.

Yolobus (Airport Buses)

You can reach the city center in about 40 minutes by bus lines you can easily take from the stations and stops at the airport. The bus number 42A is available on weekdays and at certain hours in the weekend. You can comfortably prefer this transportation option that you can use with daily or monthly tickets. You should carefully check the bus routes and make sure you have taken the right bus to get where you want to go. Bus services are listed on the boards at the bus stations. You can get off the bus at the nearest stop to your hotel.

Hotel Shuttle Services

During your hotel reservation, you can also prefer to use airport transfer option, which is one of the facilities offered to you, and you can easily travel between the airport and the hotel. You can get information about airport transfer service directly from your hotel. If you travel with a heavy luggage, this transportation option may be the best choice for you.

Last Updated: February 02, 2017