Getting around 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.


Folsom is served by Regional Transit (RT), which operates bus services throughout the Sacramento region, including Folsom. Sacramento Regional Transit offers several routes that serve Folsom, including routes 30, 31, 32, and 71. These routes connect Folsom with other cities in the region, including Sacramento.

Light Rail

Folsom is also served by the Sacramento Regional Transit District’s light rail system. The Gold Line connects Folsom with downtown Sacramento, and several other destinations in between.


Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft are also available in Folsom. These services offer on-demand transportation and can be convenient for short trips within the city.



Folsom has an extensive network of bike trails and paths, making it easy to get around by bike. The city also has a bike-share program called Zagster, which allows residents and visitors to rent bikes for short periods of time.


Folsom is a walkable city, and many destinations are within walking distance of each other. The city has several parks and green spaces that are perfect for walking and enjoying the outdoors.

Personal Vehicles

Many residents and visitors in Folsom rely on personal vehicles to get around the city. Folsom has several major highways and thoroughfares that make it easy to get around by car