Transportation – Choose Folsom



Folsom is located just east of Sacramento with access to two of California’s major transportation corridors, I-5 to the north and south and I-80 to the east and west. Fun fact: It’s the only place where these two highways intersect in the United States. It’s also close to US 50  and other regional roads.

Public transit is well-established here, too. There are three light rail stations with connections to downtown Sacramento and to Amtrak for nationwide rail travel, as well as industrial rail to Rancho Cordova.


Sacramento Regional Transit provides bus and light rail to Folsom and the Sacramento region.


Three airports provide more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international airlines to 36 destinations.

Sacramento International Airport(SMR) – The largest international airport in the region is approximately 30 minutes from Folsom, serving over 10 million passengers in the last year. It’s ranked among the best in the nation for ease of use and on-site amenities for passengers

Sacramento McClellan Airport – Once the site of McClellan Air Force Base, today it’s a privately owned, public-use general aviation airfield and business center with a hotel, restaurant and bar, and 32,000 square foot event center. It’s located 12 miles from Folsom.

Mather Airport (MHR) – Located along US 50, this former Air Force Base boasts one of the longest runways on the west coast. Today it provides cargo and executive and corporate air service and is only 10 miles from Folsom.


The nearest deep-water is the Port of Sacramento, 25 miles from Folsom.

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