There are 3 ways to get from Nevada City to San Francisco by bus, train, subway or car

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Line 1 bus, bus, train, BART  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Broad St at The National Hotel to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St 1
  2. Take the bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Nevada St at Amtrak Station 5
  3. Take the train from Auburn Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
  4. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$38 - $83

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Auburn Amtrak to Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Suisun City to San Francisco, Ca 8303 / ...

$43 - $89

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Nevada City to San Francisco 147.5 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nevada City and San Francisco is 128 miles. The road distance is 147.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Nevada City to San Francisco without a car is to line 1 bus and bus and train and BART which takes 6 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Nevada City to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nevada City to San Francisco is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Nevada City to San Francisco.

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Map of how to get from Nevada City to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 128.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Nevada City to San Francisco. However, you can take the line 1 bus to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St, take the bus to Nevada St at Amtrak Station, take the walk to Auburn Amtrak, take the train to Richmond Transit Station, take the walk to Richmond BART Station, then take the BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Nevada City to San Francisco via Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St, Nevada St at Amtrak Station, Auburn Amtrak, Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak, and Suisun City in around 6 h 50 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Auburn Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Auburn Amtrak to Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Broad St at The National Hotel to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Nevada St at Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
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 Suisun City to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26

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