Taxi Transfers To and From Sacramento Airport

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Sacramento Airport Taxis - Fares, Distances and Where to Find Them

When arriving at Sacramento International Airport first make sure to collect your entire luggage before proceeding to exit the baggage claim area to locate your choice of transfer from the airport.

Visit these pages for more information about rental cars or public transport buses. This page is about the taxi transfer option.

Taxis at Sacramento Airport

Sacramento Independent Taxi Owners Association (SITOA) provides contracted on-demand taxi services at the airport. Several companies are members of the association, but all cars servicing the airport are white and carry airport branding. The contract between SITOA and the airport ensures that the service is provided through the availability of cars and the quality of the equipment and the services as they are required to maintain a certain level of cleanliness as well as of customer service.

The taxis are located outside the baggage claim areas of the respective Terminal, on the ground transportation level. There are signs in each of the terminals showing the way and signs showing where in the area the official SITOA taxis are located.

The taxi fare for the journey from Sacramento International Airport to downtown Sacramento is around $35-40 and it takes around 20 minutes.

A breakdown of the fare shows that there is a $3 flag drop fare with each additional mile at $2.50, while the waiting rate is $25 per hour.

Military personnel as well as seniors may be eligible for a 20% discount.

For more information and to make a reservation please contact SITOA on +1 916 444-0008, or use the On-Airport Courtesy Phone ext. 24360.

App-Based Ride Shares

There are several companies with permits to offer rideshare transportation services to travelers arriving at the airport. These services are independent from the airport and are required to be ordered in advance through the company’s app or website.

Pick-ups are only allowed in designated areas located on the ground transportation level adjacent to the baggage claim areas of the two terminals.