There are 5 ways to get from Atascadero to San Francisco by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Amtrak  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Atascadero to San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from North County Transportation Ctr / Paso Robles to S First / Pearl 84
  2. Take the bus from King City, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6766 / ...

$30 - $72

3 alternative options

Train, Caltrain  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Bullet / ...

$49 - $107

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Atascadero to San Francisco 216 miles

$21 - $35

Line 9 bus, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from El Camino Real at West Mall SB to Government Center Osos & Palm
  2. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to San Francisco (SFO) SBP - SFO

$132 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Atascadero to San Francisco is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atascadero to San Francisco is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Atascadero and San Francisco is 186 miles. The road distance is 216 miles.

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The bus from Atascadero to San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak takes 5 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Atascadero and arriving at San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Atascadero, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Atascadero to San Francisco once daily, and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Atascadero to San Francisco via North County Transportation Center, Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak, San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 6 h 36 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from North County Transportation Ctr / Paso Robles to S First / Pearl
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from King City, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from El Camino Real at West Mall SB to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
slorta.org

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