There are 5 ways to get from Novato to Sausalito by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave to Spencer Ave Bus Pad 70 / ...

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Train, line 70 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Novato–San Marin to San Rafael Southbound
  2. Take the line 70 bus from San Rafael Transit Center Platform A to Spencer Ave Bus Pad 27 / ...

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Novato to Sausalito 20.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Novato to Sausalito 20.2 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Novato to Sausalito 20.2 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Novato to Sausalito is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Novato to Sausalito is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave and arriving at Spencer Ave Bus Pad. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Novato and Sausalito is 18 miles. The road distance is 20.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Novato to Sausalito without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave to Spencer Ave Bus Pad takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Novato to Sausalito bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave station.

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Novato to Sausalito bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at Spencer Ave Bus Pad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Novato to Sausalito is 20 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Novato to Sausalito.

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There are 560+ hotels available in Sausalito. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Novato to Sausalito.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Novato, CA, USA and Sausalito, CA, USA?

Golden Gate Transit operates a bus from Novato to Sausalito hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 55 min. Marin Transit also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Novato–San Marin to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave to Spencer Ave Bus Pad
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from San Rafael Transit Center Platform A to Spencer Ave Bus Pad
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Marin Transit
Website
marintransit.org
Bus from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave to Bridgeway & Pine St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
marintransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Novato to Sausalito
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $65
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from Novato to Sausalito
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Vallejo City Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 707-643-3333
Website
citytaxicabvallejo.com

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