There are 3 ways to get from Modesto to San Francisco by bus, subway or car

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Bus, BART  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6834 / ...
  2. Take the BART from Hayward BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City

$17 - $34

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

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

$15 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Modesto to San Francisco 92.4 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Modesto to San Francisco is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Modesto to San Francisco is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Modesto, Ca and arriving at San Francisco, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Modesto and San Francisco is 79 miles. The road distance is 92.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Modesto to San Francisco without a car is to bus and BART which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $17 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Modesto to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Modesto to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Modesto, Ca station.

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Modesto to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Modesto to San Francisco is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Modesto to San Francisco.

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  • Distance: 78.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Modesto to San Francisco hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Modesto, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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