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There are 5 ways to get from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by car, train, ferry, bus or plane

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Drive, train, ferry

  1. Drive from Gualala to Sonoma County Airport Station
  2. Take the train from Sonoma County Airport Station to Larkspur Station
  3. Take the ferry from Larkspur Ferry Terminal to San Francisco Ferry Terminal

4 alternative options

Bus via Spencer Ave. Sausalito - pickup

  1. Take the bus from Sundstrom Mall to 2nd Street Transit Mall
  2. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall to Spencer Ave Bus Pad

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sundstrom Mall to Sonoma County Airport
  2. Take the bus from Sonoma County Airport to SFO - San Francisco Airport International

Drive

  1. Drive from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO)

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Sundstrom Mall to Sonoma County Airport
  2. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to San Francisco (SFO)

Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by bus

The bus journey time between Gualala and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is around 5h 45m and covers a distance of around 167 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 30 min. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 45m. Operated by MTA and Sonoma Airport Express, the Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus service departs from Sundstrom Mall and arrives in SFO - San Francisco Airport International. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
5h 15m
Layover time:
30 min
Total time:
5h 45m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
5h 45m
Bus distance:
167 miles
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$45
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:30
Last bus departs at:
10:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive, which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Sundstrom Mall and arriving at San Francisco Airport via Santa Rosa Transit Mall and Spencer Ave. Sausalito - pickup. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Gualala and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 101 miles. The road distance is 127.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to bus via Spencer Ave. Sausalito - pickup which takes 5h 50m and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO), including transfers.

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Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Sundstrom Mall station.

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

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Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at Spencer Ave Bus Pad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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Map of how to get from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 101.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Gualala to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Santa Rosa Transit Mall and Spencer Ave. Sausalito - pickup in around 5h 50m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Website
sonomamarintrain.org
Train from Sonoma County Airport Station to Larkspur Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
MTA
Phone
+1 800-696-4682
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Sundstrom Mall to 2nd Street Transit Mall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Sundstrom Mall to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall to Spencer Ave Bus Pad
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Golden Gate Transit
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from Sonoma County Airport to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
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sae.betterez.com
Ferry operators
Golden Gate Ferry
Website
goldengateferry.org
Ferry from Larkspur Ferry Terminal to San Francisco Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Website
Golden Gate Ferry

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