There are 6 ways to get from Fresno to San Francisco by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak San Joaquins

$44 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6834 / ...

$23 - $60

4 alternative options

Bus via Hayward  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6834 / ...

$26 - $55

Train via Coliseum  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak San Joaquins

$46 - $107

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Fresno to San Francisco 187.5 miles

$18 - $27

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to San Francisco (SFO) FAT - SFO

$187 - $660

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fresno to San Francisco is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno to San Francisco is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Fresno and San Francisco is 163 miles. The road distance is 187.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Fresno to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at San Francisco, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Fresno to San Francisco 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno to San Francisco hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
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 Fresno, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Fresno, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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