There are 5 ways to get from Placerville to San Francisco by bus, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St at Capitol Mall C
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 8309 / ...

$20 - $43

4 alternative options

Bus, train via 8th St. at I St.  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St. at I St. C
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$32 - $70

Bus, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville, CA to Sacramento, CA Stateline, NV - Sacramento
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$48 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Placerville to San Francisco 129.4 miles

$12 - $19

Bus, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St at Capitol Mall
  2. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  3. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO

$80 - $206

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Placerville to San Francisco is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Placerville to San Francisco is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $12 - $19.

More details

The distance between Placerville and San Francisco is 177 km. The road distance is 207 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Placerville to San Francisco, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Placerville to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Placerville Station Transfer Center and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via 8Th St & N St and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

More details

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

You can take a bus from Placerville to San Francisco via 8th St at Capitol Mall, 8Th St & N St, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, and Sacramento, Ca in around 4 h 8 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
El Dorado Transit
Website
eldoradotransit.com
Bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St at Capitol Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eldoradotransit.com
Bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St. at I St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eldoradotransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Placerville, CA to Sacramento, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.