The closest major airport is Sacramento International Airport, located at a distance of 13 miles from the city centre of Davis, CA, in Sacramento, linking the city with other major destinations across North California and various cities across USA.
The parking area from the airport has a capacity to hold 16 000 cars and there are 7 car rental companies available, including Budget, Enterprise and Alamo.
There airport provides frequent non stop flights to numerous cities, including New York, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Denver, Houston and all major cities in California.
The distance between Sacramento and Davis can be made in 20 minutes, by car, and the cost of the fuel for this trip is around $4 for a round trip.
The ground transportation services from the airport include taxis, shuttles, buses and limousines.
Good to know: The average cab fares are: $2.50 for each additional mile and $25 waiting rate/hour.
The Yolobus Company provides daily public bus service from the airport and back, as well as linking routes to Regional Transit, serving areas like Woodland, Davis and Sacramento.
Davis is a bike-friendly city, having numerous bike paths, including several bridges and tunnels that run under or over roadways. Getting around by bike is the most used option in Davis, especially by students, due to the fact that the university campus is closed to general auto traffic.
Taking a cab is considered to be the most convenient and stress-free option to get around Davis (but not a good option for those on a budget).
A signature feature of Davis are the huge amount of bikes running trough the city and the double-decker buses, provided by Unitrans and operating on natural gas engines.
Walking may be the cheapest way to see the city and it is the best choice to get around if you planned not to miss anything. This way, you will be able to find small shops, hidden within the streets as well as great bars and restaurant. It is also a good choice for shopping lovers who will have the opportunity to browse through every single shop and boutique that Davis has to offer.