There are 4 ways to get from Los Gatos to San Francisco by bus, train, car or towncar

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Line 48 bus, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 48 bus from Main & Church to Winchester Transit Center 48 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6860 / ...

$15 - $29

Cheapest option

Caltrain  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...

$13 - $16

2 alternative options

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Los Gatos to San Francisco 53.1 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  56 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Gatos to San Francisco 53.1 miles

$80 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Gatos and San Francisco is 45 miles. The road distance is 53.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Gatos to San Francisco without a car is to line 48 bus and bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Los Gatos to San Francisco, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Gatos to San Francisco is to line 48 bus and bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Caltrain, which costs and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Gatos to San Francisco is 53 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Los Gatos to San Francisco.

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  • Distance: 45.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Gatos to San Francisco via Winchester Transit Center, Winchester Station, Diridon Station, and San Jose, Ca in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, Caltrain operates a train from Los Gatos to San Francisco hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Main & Church to Winchester Transit Center
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Gatos to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$80 - $110
UberX
$80 - $110
WAV
$80 - $110
UberXL
$120 - $160
Select
$170 - $220
Black
$230 - $300
Black SUV
$260 - $330

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