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 29 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 3 min

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

$103 - $245

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

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Chico is 150 miles. The road distance is 188.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Chico, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Chico.
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  • Distance: 149.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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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