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There are 7 ways to get from Pebble Beach to San Francisco by plane, train, bus, car, shuttle or towncar

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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Fly  •  1h 40m

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Francisco (SFO) MRY - SFO

$174 - $512

Cheapest option

Bus, Caltrain  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to Cahill / Diridon Station 55
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...

$15 - $36

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Train, Caltrain  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...

$111 - $157

Bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Lodge at Pebble Beach to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9 21
  2. Take the bus from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Pebble Beach to San Francisco 119.1 miles

$11 - $17

Shuttle, line 292 bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
  2. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Mission St & 9th St 292 / ...

$49 - $65

Uber  •  2h 12m

  1. Take an Uber from Pebble Beach to San Francisco 119.1 miles

$130 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Pebble Beach to San Francisco is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Pebble Beach to San Francisco is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pebble Beach to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Lodge at Pebble Beach and arriving at San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal via Salinas Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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The distance between Pebble Beach and San Francisco is 88 miles. The road distance is 119.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Pebble Beach to San Francisco without a car is to train and Caltrain which takes 4h 11m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Pebble Beach to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Pebble Beach to San Francisco bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Lodge at Pebble Beach station.

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The best way to get from Pebble Beach to San Francisco is to fly which takes 1h 40m and costs $170 - $550. Alternatively, you can train and Caltrain, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 4h 11m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Monterey Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Pebble Beach to San Francisco bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Pebble Beach to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 88 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

United Airlines flies from Pebble Beach to San Francisco twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pebble Beach to San Francisco via Salinas Amtrak Station, San Jose Diridon Station, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 4h 11m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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 Salinas Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Lodge at Pebble Beach to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Cahill / Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Mission St & 9th St
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pebble Beach to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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UberPool
$100 - $140
Assist
$130 - $170
UberX
$130 - $170
WAV
$130 - $170
UberXL
$220 - $280
Select
$350 - $440
Black
$460 - $600
Black SUV
$490 - $650

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Yes, the driving distance between Pebble Beach to San Francisco is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Pebble Beach to San Francisco.

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United Airlines offers flights from Monterey Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 615+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pebble Beach to Monterey Airport is to taxi which takes 12m and costs $28 - $35.

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