There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly to Sacramento, train  •  3 h 57 min

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

$99 - $235

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Colfax, Ca 8310 / ...

$26 - $55

4 alternative options

Fly to Reno, bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Truckee Depot - Arrive
  3. Take the bus from Truckee, Ca to Colfax, Ca

$192 - $783

Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Colfax Amtrak California Zephyr

$39 - $89

Line 292 bus, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 292 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Colfax, Ca

$29 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax 147.8 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Colfax, Ca via San Francisco, Ca and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Colfax is 130 miles. The road distance is 147.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $55 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax.
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  • Distance: 129.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Colfax hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
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 Colfax Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Colfax Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Truckee Depot - Arrive
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Truckee, Ca to Colfax, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Colfax, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Colfax, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com

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