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

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Fly  •  59 min

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

$180 - $650

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Night bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Millbrae to Fresno FlixBus

$14 - $23

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Train  •  7 h 21 min

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

$50 - $125

Line 292 bus, bus  •  7 h 24 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 / ...

$27 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) 190.5 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) is to night bus which costs $14 - $23 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) is to fly which costs $180 - $650 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT). However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Airport via San Francisco, Ca and Amtrak/Greyhound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Fresno Airport (FAT) is 159 miles. The road distance is 190.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 59 min to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT), including transfers and time at the airport.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Millbrae station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) is to fly which takes 59 min and costs $180 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 7 h 21 min, you could also line 292 bus and bus, which costs $26 - $70 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Fresno station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT).
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  • Distance: 159.1 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

United Airlines flies from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 45 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
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
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 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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Millbrae to Fresno
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT) is 191 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Fresno Airport (FAT).

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

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There are 73+ hotels available in Fresno Airport (FAT). Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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