Whether you are looking to book air transportation or ground transportation, are planning your mode of transportation for your weekend once you arrive, or want the insider tips on where to park for the event, you have come to the right place.
Here you will find information on airports, shuttles, buses, taxis, rental cars, amtrak, and the light rail as well as tips for spectators and runners.
SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
Sacramento International Airport is served by 150 flights daily with direct service to more than 20 destinations. Major carriers include Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Continental Airlines and many more.
BUS SERVICE - SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT:
The RT system operates 62 bus routes with service between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. daily. Frequencies range between every 15 and 80 minutes (some express buses run only a few times a day). Since light rail has opened, buses have generally acted as feeders to light rail routes.
The RT system does not provide service to Sacramento International Airport. Service between downtown Sacramento and the airport is instead provided on an hourly basis by the Yolobus system.
Yolobus is the only public transit system that provides daily service to the Sacramento International Airport and Cache Creek Casino Resort.
On-demand taxi service from Sacramento International Airport is provided by the Sacramento Independent Taxi Owners Association (SITOA) by contract. This contract ensures the availability of cars and the quality of equipment and service provided. Taxis are located in the ground transportation area adjacent to the baggage claim area at Terminal A and adjecent to the food court at Terminal B.
Other taxi companies can drop off passengers at Sacramento International Airport at any time and many pick up passengers with reservations.
All rental car agencies at Sacramento International Airport (SMF) are located in one centralized area. Shuttle buses frequently transport passengers between the rental car terminal and the rental car shuttle stops in front of each terminal. This terminal serves all on-airport rental car agencies and serves as a pick-up point for two local off-airport agencies.
SuperShuttle is the exclusive provider of on-call van service at Sacramento International Airport. Pick-up areas for passengers are located in the ground transportation area adjacent to baggage claim in Terminal A and at the center island curb in front of Terminal B.
SuperShuttle is the exclusive provider of on-call sedan service at Sacramento International Airport. Uniformed ExecuCar chauffeurs will take up to four passengers per vehicle. Pick-up areas for passengers are located in the ground transportation area adjacent to baggage claim in Terminal A and at the center island curb in front of Terminal B.
Sacramento has a number of local tours that CIM participants and spectators can take advantage of during some down time before or after the race. From wine tours, to sightseeing tours, to bicycle tours, Sacramento has it! Check out the links to the right for your tour information.
With a convenient downtown station, Amtrak provides an alternative mode of transportation for Sacramento visitors. Major Amtrak routes that stop in Sacramento include Capitol Corridor which offers daily service between the Sacramento region, Bay Area and all the places in between; Amtrak Coast Starlight service which is considered to be one of the most beautiful of all train routes. The Coast Starlight connects the hottest cities on America's west coast, including Sacramento. En route daily between Seattle and Los Angeles, the Coast Starlight passes through Portland, Eugene, Sacramento, San Francisco Bay Area and Santa Barbara.
LIGHT RAIL - SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT:
RT operates a 37.42-mile (60.22 km) light rail system, consisting of two rail ines, 45 stations, and 76 vehicles. The light rail operates a Blue Line and a Gold Line. The Blue Line travels between Watt/I-80, Downtown, and Meadowview. The Gold Line travels between Downtoan, Sunrise, and Folsom.