There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno by plane, bus, train 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  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT

$183 - $621

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus, bus  •  5 h 59 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 Fresno, Ca 6839 / ...

$26 - $58

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6781

$28 - $61

Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Fresno Amtrak San Joaquins

$49 - $114

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno 185.7 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno is to fly which costs $180 - $650 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Fresno, Ca via San Francisco, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Fresno is 157 miles. The road distance is 185.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 29 min and costs $28 - $65.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno 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 Fresno is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $180 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $65 and takes 5 h 29 min, you could also train, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno.
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  • Distance: 157 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

United Airlines flies from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
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 Richmond Transit Station to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
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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