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There are 5 ways to get from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by train, subway, bus, car, tram or plane

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Train, BART  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento to Richmond Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the BART from Richmond to San Francisco International Airport Red-S

$42 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from 9th St and O St to Walnut Creek BART Blue
  2. Take the BART from Walnut Creek to San Francisco International Airport Yellow-S

$20 - $24

3 alternative options

Line 21 bus, bus, line 292 bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Sunrise Blvd & Gold Country Blvd to Louis Lane & Orlando Ave 21
  2. Take the bus from Roseville to San Francisco
  3. Take the line 292 bus from Mission St & 1st St to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level 292 / ...

$26 - $38

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 114.1 miles

$11 - $17

Line 21 bus, tram, fly  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Trinity River Dr & Sunrise Blvd to Mather Lrs & Bay 2
  2. Take the tram from Mather Field/Mills Station to 8th & Capitol Station
  3. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO

$86 - $266

Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by bus, tram and subway

The journey time between Gold River and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is around 4h 51m and covers a distance of around 135 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by Sacramento Regional Transit, Fairfield and Suisun Transit and BART, the Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) service departs from Trinity River Dr & Sunrise Blvd and arrives in San Francisco International Airport. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 51m
Fastest journey time:
4h 35m
Journey distance:
135 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
$20
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:24
Last service departs at:
15:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus, tram and subway schedules

Gold River → San Francisco Airport (SFO)
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The cheapest way to get from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Sunrise Blvd & Gold Country Blvd and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Louis Ln & Whyte Ave, Roseville and Mission St & 1st St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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It is 94 miles from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO). It is approximately 114.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to train and BART which takes 5h 2m and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO), including transfers.

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Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Sacramento Regional Transit, depart from Sunrise Blvd & Gold Country Blvd station.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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  • Distance: 94 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Gold River, CA, USA and San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA?

You can take a bus from Gold River to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Louis Ln & Whyte Ave, Vernon St & Grant St, Roseville, San Francisco, and Mission St & 1st St in around 6h 46m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Walnut Creek to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Sacramento Regional Transit
Website
sacrt.com
Tram from Mather Field/Mills Station to 8th & Capitol Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sacrt.com
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from 9th St and O St to Walnut Creek BART
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
FAST
Sacramento Regional Transit
Website
sacrt.com
Bus from Sunrise Blvd & Gold Country Blvd to Louis Lane & Orlando Ave
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sacrt.com
Bus from Trinity River Dr & Sunrise Blvd to Mather Lrs & Bay 2
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sacrt.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 Roseville to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 1st St to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com

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