There are 6 ways to get from Bishop to San Francisco by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Mammoth Lakes, fly to San Francisco  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
  2. Fly from Mammoth Lakes (MMH) to San Francisco (SFO) MMH - SFO

$165 - $468

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Bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson 395-Lone Pine-Reno
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to San Francisco, Ca 8309 / ...

$57 - $122

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Bus to Reno, fly to Oakland  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno/Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Oakland (OAK) RNO - OAK

$126 - $537

Bus, Burner Express Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno/Tahoe International Airport 395-Lone Pine-Reno
  2. Take the Burner Express Bus from Reno Airport to San Francisco Black Rock City to San Francisco

$139 - $164

Bus, train  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson 395-Lone Pine-Reno
  2. Take the train from Reno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station California Zephyr

$81 - $177

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bishop to San Francisco 368.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Bishop to San Francisco is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bishop to San Francisco is to bus and fly which costs $160 - $470 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bishop to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street and arriving at San Francisco via Reno Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bishop and San Francisco is 224 miles. The road distance is 368.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bishop to San Francisco without a car is to bus and Burner Express Bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Bishop to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Bishop to San Francisco bus services, operated by ESTA, depart from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street station.

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The quickest flight from Mammoth Lakes Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Bishop to San Francisco bus services, operated by , arrive at San Francisco station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bishop to San Francisco is 369 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to drive from Bishop to San Francisco.

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Map of how to get from Bishop to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 223.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Bishop to San Francisco via Reno/Tahoe International Airport and Reno Airport in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Reno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno/Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
Burner Express Bus
Bus from Reno Airport to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
burningman.org
Book at
burnerexpress.burningman.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Reno, Nv to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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United Airlines offers flights from Mammoth Lakes Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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