Sacramento State Public Transit Directions

Access from Downtown

Visitors to Sac State may wish to travel to campus from downtown via public transit. UTAPS recommends using one of two major public transit routes:

Visitors may also wish to park off-campus and arrive via public transit. Use the following links to plan your park-and-ride:

Downtown Sacramento Transit Routes

 downtown parking and transit map

Hornet Tunnel

Pedestrian and cyclist gateway to campus from the University/65th Street transit station

The following bus and light rail lines stop at this station:

SacRT light rail: Gold Line | Blue Line

SacRT bus lines: 26 | 38 | 61 | 65 | 81 | 82 | 87 

Amador Transit bus line: 1

Directions between transit center and hornet tunnel

Using Public Transit

Student Commuter Sleeve

Google maps is a convenient way to plan your public transit trip

Search all relevant public transit systems, all at once, in one place
  1. Enter your starting point and choose Sacramento State as your destination
  2. Enter either your departure time and date or arrival time and date
  3. Choose from the available route options
  4. Double-check travel plan against transit company website in case of route changes

Use these links to check transit company routes and schedules

This is the most up-to-date transit information

SacRT

Yolobus

eTran (Elk Grove Transit)

El Dorado Transit

Roseville Transit

From Points East

El Dorado Hills, Placerville, Pollock Pines (via El Dorado Transit & SacRT)

  1. Board the El Dorado Transit Sacramento Commuter bus line (C line)
  2. Disembark at the 15th St. & K St. stop in downtown Sacramento
  3. Walk north along 15th St.
  4. Turn right on J St.
  5. Board the SacRT 30 bus line on J St. & 16th St.
  6. Disembark at Sacramento State University 

Orangevale (via SacRT)

  1. Board the SacRT 23 bus line (westbound)
  2. Disembark at El Camino Ave. & Howe Ave.
  3. Walk east on El Camino Ave.
  4. Turn right on Howe Ave.
  5. Board the SacRT 87 bus line (southbound)
  6. Disembark at Sacramento State University

Folsom / Rancho Cordova (via SacRT)

  1. Board SacRT Gold Line (light rail, westbound)
  2. Disembark at University/65th Light Rail Station
  3. Board the SacRT 82 or 87 bus line (eastbound)
  4. Disembark at Sacramento State University

From Points South of Florin

Departing West of Hwy 99 (via eTran & SacRT)

  1. Board the eTran 157 bus line
  2. Disembark at Consumes River College
  3. Board the SacRT Blue Line (light rail, northbound)
  4. Disembark at the Cathedral Square Station in downtown Sacramento
  5. Walk east on K St.
  6. Turn right on J St.
  7. Board the SacRT 30 bus line at J & 11th stop
  8. Disembark at Sacramento State University

Departing East of Hwy 99 (via eTran & SacRT)

  1. Board the eTran 154 bus line
  2. Disembark at Consumes River College
  3. Board the SacRT Blue Line (light rail, northbound)
  4. Disembark at the Cathedral Square Station in downtown Sacramento
  5. Walk east on K St.
  6. Turn right on 11th St.
  7. Turn right on J St.
  8. Board the SacRT 30 bus line at J & 11th stop
  9. Disembark at Sacramento State University

From Points West

West Sacramento (via Yolobus & SacRT)

  1. Board the Yolobus 42B or SacRT 240 bus line
  2. Disembark at the J St. at 6th St. stop or Capital Mall & 8th St. stop
  3. Board the SacRT 30 bus line at J St. at 6th St. stop or at J St. at 8th St. stop
  4. Disembark at Sacramento State University

Davis (via Yolobus & SacRT)

  1. Board Yolobus 42B bus line
  2. Disembark at J St. & 15th St.
  3. Board the SacRT 30 bus line at J St. & 14th St.
  4. Disembark at Sacramento State University

Woodland (via Yolobus & SacRT)

  1. Board the Yolobus 42A bus line
  2. Disembark at J St. & 6th St. stop
  3. Board the SacRT 30 bus line at J St. & 6th St. stop
  4. Disembark at Sacramento State University

From Points North

North Natomas (SacRT)

  1. Board the SacRT 11 bus line toward downtown
  2. Disembark at J St. & 8th St. stop
  3. Board the SacRT 30 bus line at J St. & 8th St. stop
  4. Disembark at Sacrament State University

Rio Linda (SacRT)

  1. Board the SacRT 19 bus line toward Arden/Del Paso
  2. Disembark at Arden Way & Del Paso Blvd.
  3. Board the SacRT 23 bus line (eastbound)
  4. Disembark at El Camino Ave. & Howe Ave.
  5. Walk south on Howe Ave for 100 feet
  6. Board the SacRT 87 line (southbound)
  7. Disembark at Sacramento State University

Sacramento International Airport (via Yolobus & SacRT)

  1. Board the Yolobus 42A bus line
  2. Disembark at J St. & 6th St. stop
  3. Board the SacRT 30 bus line at J St. & 6th St.
  4. Disembark at Sacramento State University

From Points North (continued)

North Highlands / Antelope (via SacRT)

  1. Board the SacRT 84 bus line (southbound)
  2. Disembark at Morse Ave. & Gerald Ave. stop
  3. Board the SacRT 82 bus line (southbound toward Univ./65th Light Rail)
  4. Disembark at Sacramento State University

Roseville (arriving by 9:00 a.m. via Roseville Transit & SacRT)

  1. Board the Roseville Transit 9_AM Sacramento bus line
  2. Disembark at 9th St. & I St. stop
  3. Walk south on 9th St. to J St.
  4. Board the SacRT 30 bus line at J St. at 9th St. stop
  5. Disembark at Sacramento State University

Roseville (arriving after 9:00 a.m.) Steps 1-11

AND

Citrus Heights (via Roseville Transit & SacRT) Steps 3-11

  1. Board the Roseville Transit B Loop bus line
  2. Disembark at Louis Lane & Whyte Ave.
  3. Board the Sac RT 93 bus line (southbound)
  4. Disembark at Greenback Lane & Auburn Blvd. 
  5. Walk east on Greenback Lane
  6. Turn right on Auburn Blvd (southbound)
  7. Board the SacRT 1 bus line (westbound)
  8. Walk east on Orange Grove Ave.
  9. Turn right on College Oak Dr.
  10. Board the SacRT 82 bus line (southbound to University/65th Light Rail)
  11. Disembark at Sacramento State University