There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco Bay Area to Sequoia National Park by ferry, train, night bus, bus 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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Ferry, train, night bus, bus  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the ferry from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco Pier 33
  2. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  3. Take the night bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center

$98 - $120

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Ferry, bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the ferry from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco Pier 33
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center

$77 - $93

3 alternative options

Ferry, fly to Mammoth Lakes, travel  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the ferry from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco Pier 33
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SFO - MMH
  3. Travel from Mammoth Lakes to Sequoia National Park

Ferry, fly to Fresno, night bus, bus  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the ferry from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco Pier 33
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT
  3. Take the night bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center

$184 - $631

Ferry, fly to Bakersfield, bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the ferry from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco Pier 33
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center

$213 - $657

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Bay Area to Sequoia National Park is to ferry and bus which costs $75 - $95 and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Bay Area to Sequoia National Park is to ferry and fly and bus which costs $210 - $700 and takes 8h 50m.

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The distance between San Francisco Bay Area and Sequoia National Park is 228 miles.

The best way to get from San Francisco Bay Area to Sequoia National Park without a car is to ferry and train and night bus and bus which takes 10h 34m and costs $95 - $120.

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It takes approximately 10h 34m to get from San Francisco Bay Area to Sequoia National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 22m.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Sequoia National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Bay Area to Sequoia National Park.
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  • Distance: 227.5 miles
  • Duration: 10h 34m

What companies run services between San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA and Sequoia National Park, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco Bay Area to Sequoia National Park. However, you can take the travel to Alcatraz Island, take the ferry to San Francisco Pier 33, take the walk to The Embarcadero & Bay St, take the tram to Market St & Drumm St, take the walk to Embarcadero, take the BART to Richmond, take the walk to Richmond Amtrak, take the train to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot, take the walk to Fresno, Ca, take the night bus to Visalia, Ca, take the walk to Visalia Transit Center, take the bus to Foothills Visitor Center, then take the travel to Sequoia National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Francisco Bay Area to Sequoia National Park via Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Pier 33, Kearny St & North Point St, 4th St & Market St, San Francisco, Ca, Visalia, Ca, Visalia Transit Center, and Foothills Visitor Center in around 10h 50m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
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
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Sequoia Shuttle
Phone
1-877-287-4453
Website
sequoiashuttle.com
Bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
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Sequoia Shuttle
Ferry operators
Alcatraz Cruises
Website
alcatrazcruises.com
Ferry from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco Pier 33
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
alcatrazcruises.com

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