There are 3 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Grass Valley by subway, 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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BART, train, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to 12th St. Oakland City Center
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Richmond
  3. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St 5

$42 - $89

2 alternative options

Line 292 bus, bus, line 8302 bus, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Folsom St & Beale St 292 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the line 8302 bus from Sacramento, Ca to Roseville
  4. Take the train from Roseville Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
  5. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St 5

$50 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Grass Valley 155.2 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Grass Valley is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Grass Valley is to drive which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $15 - $22.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Grass Valley is 213 km. The road distance is 248 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Grass Valley, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Grass Valley. However, you can take the BART to 12th St. Oakland City Center, take the BART to Richmond, take the walk to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, take the train to Auburn Amtrak, take the walk to Nevada St at Amtrak Station, then take the bus to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Grass Valley via Folsom St & Beale St, San Francisco, Ca, Sacramento, Ca, Roseville, Roseville Amtrak, Auburn Amtrak, and Nevada St at Amtrak Station in around 8 h 26 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Richmond
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Roseville Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Folsom St & Beale St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 Roseville
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $19

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