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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. 1431 / ...
  2. 8309 / ...

$37 - $88

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. 3718
  2. Capitol Corridor

$30 - $61

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$49 - $121

Train via Sacramento Amtrak  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Coast Starlight
  2. Capitol Corridor

$67 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. 217.7 miles

$21 - $35

Fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. RDD - SFO

$138 - $290

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

You can take a bus from Redding to San Francisco via Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Redding to San Francisco once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Redding to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Redding Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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
Train from Redding Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Redding, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Redding and San Francisco is 313 km. The road distance is 348 km.

The cheapest way to get from Redding to San Francisco is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Redding to San Francisco is to fly which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $130 - $290.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Redding to San Francisco, including transfers.