There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Chico by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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

Fly to Redding, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redding (RDD) SFO - RDD
  2. Take the bus from Redding, Ca to Chico, Ca

$149 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca 1446 / ...

$36 - $80

3 alternative options

Fly to Sacramento, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento (SMF) SFO - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak

$106 - $248

BART, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to Chico Amtrak Coast Starlight

$43 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Chico 188.8 miles

$18 - $27

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Chico, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Chico via 19th St. Oakland, Oakland, Ca, and Sacramento, Ca in around 5 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redding
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
53 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 Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Redding, Ca to Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Chico is 240 km. The road distance is 302 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Chico is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Chico is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $18 - $27.

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Chico, including transfers.

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