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There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to San Francisco State University by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train, BART  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to Balboa Park BART Station Red

$34 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus Fairfield and Suisun Transit  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from J St. and 6th St. to Pleasant Hill BART Station Blue

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus Flixbus USA  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento to San Francisco FlixBus

$11 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to San Francisco State University 95.5 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, line 28 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Daly City Bart Station to 19th Avenue & Holloway St

$80 - $203

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to San Francisco State University is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to San Francisco State University is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to San Francisco State University. However, there are services departing from Sacramento and arriving at 19th Avenue & Holloway St via Townsend St & 4th St and San Jose Ave & Geneva Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and San Francisco State University is 80 miles. The road distance is 95.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to San Francisco State University without a car is to train and BART which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Sacramento to San Francisco State University, including transfers.

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Sacramento to San Francisco State University bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Sacramento station.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Sacramento to San Francisco State University bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Francisco station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to San Francisco State University is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Sacramento to San Francisco State University.

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  • Distance: 80.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and San Francisco State University, CA, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Sacramento to San Francisco State University 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to Balboa Park BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from J St. and 6th St. to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
FAST
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Daly City Bart Station to 19th Avenue & Holloway St
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com

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

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There are 583+ hotels available in San Francisco State University. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $2.

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