There are 6 ways to get from Martinez to San Francisco by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, BART  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from Martinez Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the BART from Richmond to Civic Center / UN Plaza Rd-S

$25 - $36

Cheapest option

Line 18 bus, BART  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Court St + Ward St to Pleasant Hill BART 18 / ...
  2. Take the BART from Pleasant Hill / Contra Costa Centre to Civic Center / UN Plaza Yl-S

$6 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Martinez Amtrak Station to Hercules Transit Center 30Z
  2. Take the bus from Hercules Transit Center to Salesforce Transit Center Bay 31 Lynx

$7

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Martinez to San Francisco 34.9 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Martinez to San Francisco 34.9 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Martinez to San Francisco 34.9 miles

$55 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Martinez to San Francisco is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Martinez to San Francisco is to taxi which costs $190 - $240 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Martinez station to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Martinez Amtrak Station and arriving at Salesforce Transit Center Bay 31 via Hercules Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Martinez station to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Martinez Amtrak Station and arriving at Civic Center / UN Plaza via Richmond. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Martinez and San Francisco is 23 miles. The road distance is 34.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Martinez to San Francisco without a car is to train and BART which takes 1h 38m and costs $25 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Martinez to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Martinez to San Francisco bus services, operated by WestCat, depart from Martinez Amtrak Station.

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Martinez to San Francisco train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Martinez Amtrak Station.

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Martinez to San Francisco bus services, operated by WestCat Lynx, arrive at Salesforce Transit Center Bay 31 station.

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Map of how to get from Martinez to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

What companies run services between Martinez, Contra Costa County, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Martinez to San Francisco via Hercules Transit Center in around 1h 46m.

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 Martinez Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Business Seat
$26 - $40
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to Civic Center / UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Pleasant Hill / Contra Costa Centre to Civic Center / UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
WestCat
Phone
(510) 724-7993
Website
westcat.org
Bus from Martinez Amtrak Station to Hercules Transit Center
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
westcat.org
WestCat Lynx
Phone
+1 510-724-7993
Website
westcat.org
Bus from Hercules Transit Center to Salesforce Transit Center Bay 31
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
westcat.org
County Connection
Phone
+1 925-676-7500
Email
help@countyconnection.com
Website
countyconnection.com
Bus from Court St + Ward St to Pleasant Hill BART
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
County Connection
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Martinez to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $65
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uber.com
UberPool
$55 - $65
Assist
$55 - $65
UberX
$55 - $65
WAV
$55 - $65
Comfort
$75 - $90
UberXL
$85 - $100
Select
$120 - $140
Black
$160 - $190
Black SUV
$190 - $220
Taxi from Martinez to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Vallejo City Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 707-643-3333

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Martinez to San Francisco train services, operated by BART, arrive at Civic Center / UN Plaza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Martinez to San Francisco is 35 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Martinez to San Francisco.

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