There are 4 ways to get from Davis to San Francisco by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train, BART  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Davis Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$29 - $56

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from F St. at 6th St. NB to J St. at 8th St. 42B / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 8309 / ...

$20 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Davis to San Francisco 73.6 miles

$7 - $11

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO

$78 - $201

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The cheapest way to get from Davis to San Francisco is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Davis to San Francisco is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Davis to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from F St. at 6th St. NB and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via 8Th St & K St and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Davis and San Francisco is 65 miles. The road distance is 73.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Davis to San Francisco without a car is to train and BART which takes 2 h 6 min and costs $28 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Davis to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Davis to San Francisco bus services, operated by Yolobus, depart from F St. at 6th St. NB station.

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The best way to get from Davis to San Francisco is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $20 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $75 - $210 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Davis to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Davis to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 65.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Davis to San Francisco via J St. at 8th St., 8Th St & K St, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, and Sacramento, Ca in around 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Davis to San Francisco 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
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 Davis Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from F St. at 6th St. NB to J St. at 8th St.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com
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 Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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