There are 6 ways to get from Placerville to San Francisco by bus, train, subway, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

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

$20 - $43

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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 Capitol Corridor

$32 - $70

Bus, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Capitol Corridor

$48 - $90

Bus, BART  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Pleasant Hill BART Station
  3. Take the BART from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$32 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Placerville to San Francisco 129.4 miles

$12 - $19

Bus, fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 5th St. at P St.
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO

$80 - $206

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Placerville station to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Placerville Station Transfer Center and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via I St & 8Th St and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Placerville and San Francisco is 111 miles. The road distance is 129.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Placerville to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $19 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Placerville to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Placerville to San Francisco bus services, operated by El Dorado Transit, arrive at Placerville Station Transfer Center.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Placerville to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 110.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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 I St., I St & 8Th St, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, and Sacramento, Ca in around 4 h 5 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

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 Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
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
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
El Dorado Transit
Website
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
Bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 5th St. at P St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eldoradotransit.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 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

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Placerville Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
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
Website
amtrak.com
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fasttransit.org

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