There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City by subway, train, bus, 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.

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BART, train, bus, line 1 bus  •  7 h 55 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
  5. Take the line 1 bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Broad St at Union St and Hwy 20-49 Bridge 1

$44 - $92

3 alternative options

Line 398 bus, bus, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 398 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 398
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Roseville
  3. Take the train from Roseville Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St 5

$45 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City 159 miles

$15 - $23

Fly, bus, drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redding (RDD) SFO - RDD
  2. Take the bus from Redding Amtrak to Oroville Amtrak
  3. Drive from Oroville Amtrak to Nevada City

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Nevada City is 137 miles. The road distance is 159 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City.
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  • Distance: 136.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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

There is no direct connection from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City. 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, take the bus to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St, then take the line 1 bus to Broad St at Union St and Hwy 20-49 Bridge. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City via Mission St & 1st St, San Francisco, Ca, Roseville, Roseville Amtrak, Auburn Amtrak, Nevada St at Amtrak Station, and Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redding
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
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
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Contact Details
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
Bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Broad St at Union St and Hwy 20-49 Bridge
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Roseville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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