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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. California Zephyr

$84 - $149

Cheapest option

BART, train, bus, line 1 bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. 5
  2. 1

$44 - $92

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. 159 miles

$15 - $23

Fly, bus, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. SFO - RNO

$250 - $872

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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 Truckee Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
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
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
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Truckee Depot
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Nevada City is 219 km. The road distance is 254 km.

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.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Nevada City, including transfers.

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