Citrus Heights is centrally located between the region's major freeways and highways. The following highways are located 3 to 11 miles from the city:
- Interstate 5
- Interstate 80
- US Highway 50
- US Highway 99
The Sacramento International Airport is located approximately 20 miles from the city, while rail transportation (Amtrak) is accessible in Roseville (about 10 miles from the city). Public transportation is readily available throughout the city.