There are 6 ways to get from Crescent City to San Francisco by plane, subway, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Crescent City to Oakland, BART  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Crescent City (CEC) to Oakland (OAK) CEC - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$56 - $269

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Bus, night bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center 20
  2. Take the night bus from Arcata, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 1481

$35 - $85

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Bus to Arcata/Eureka, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Airport
  2. Fly from Arcata/Eureka (ACV) to San Francisco (SFO) ACV - SFO

$201 - $414

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center 20
  2. Take the bus from Arcata, Ca to San Rafael 1483

$38 - $86

Bus Amtrak  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Airport 20
  2. Take the bus from Mckinleyville Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Crescent City to San Francisco 359.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Crescent City to San Francisco is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crescent City to San Francisco is to fly and BART which costs $55 - $270 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crescent City to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Cultural Center and arriving at San Francisco Civic Ctr-Golden Gate Ave & Polk St via Arcata, Ca and San Rafael Transit Center Platform A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between Crescent City and San Francisco is 293 miles. The road distance is 359.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Crescent City to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Crescent City to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Crescent City to San Francisco bus services, operated by Redwood Coast Transit, depart from Cultural Center station.

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The quickest flight from Crescent City Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Crescent City to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Rafael station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Crescent City to San Francisco is 359 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to drive from Crescent City to San Francisco.

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  • Distance: 292.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Crescent City to San Francisco via Arcata Transit Center, Arcata, Ca, San Rafael, and San Rafael Transit Center Platform A in around 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Crescent City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Redwood Coast Transit
Website
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
redwoodcoasttransit.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 Arcata, Ca to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Night bus from Arcata, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
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
Bus from Mckinleyville Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Corporate Flight Management offers flights from Crescent City Airport to Oakland Airport.

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There are 628+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Crescent City to Crescent City Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $15 - $19.

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