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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, BART  •  2 h 18 min

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

$17 - $34

Cheapest option

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 takes 1 h 37 min and costs $9 - $14.

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The distance between Modesto and San Francisco is 126 km. The road distance is 148 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Modesto to San Francisco, including transfers.

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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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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 to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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