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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Santa Rosa, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Rosa (STS) SFO - STS
  2. Take the bus from Sonoma County Airport to Hwy. 101 at RR Xing

$157 - $651

Cheapest option

Marin Airporter, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the Marin Airporter from San Francisco Airport to San Rafael Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from San Rafael to Willits 1482

$72 - $116

4 alternative options

Fly to Arcata/Eureka, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) SFO - ACV
  2. Take the bus from Mckinleyville Amtrak to Willits Amtrak

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco Airport, CA to Sonoma County Airport San Francisco Airport
  2. Take the bus from Sonoma County Airport to Hwy. 101 at RR Xing 65

$75 - $100

Night bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Rafael to Willits 1484

$74 - $119

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County 159.9 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Mendocino County is 138 miles. The road distance is 159.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County without a car is to Marin Airporter and bus which takes 5 h 21 min and costs $70 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County is 160 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Mendocino County. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County.
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  • Distance: 138.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mendocino County via San Rafael Transit Center, San Rafael, and Willits in around 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Arcata/Eureka
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Bus operators
MTA
Phone
+1 800-696-4682
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Sonoma County Airport to Hwy. 101 at RR Xing
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
mendocinotransit.org
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Mckinleyville Amtrak to Willits Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Marin Airporter
Website
marinairporter.com
Bus from San Francisco Airport to San Rafael Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $21
Schedules at
marinairporter.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 Rafael to Willits
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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