There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Merced by subway, bus, train, car or plane

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

BART, bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to 19th St. Oakland
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca

$31 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Merced, Ca 6825

$25 - $55

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$39 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Merced 129.8 miles

$12 - $19

Fly San Francisco to Fresno, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT
  2. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

$207 - $680

BART, BART to Oakland, fly to Merced  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
  2. Take the BART from Montgomery St. to Coliseum
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) OAK - MCE

$35 - $63

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Merced is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Merced is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Merced is 107 miles. The road distance is 129.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Merced, including transfers.

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Merced 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Merced every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 15 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
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Oakland to Merced
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to 19th St. Oakland
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Montgomery St. to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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