There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Bishop by bus, night bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Reno, NV
  2. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street 395-Lone Pine-Reno

$50 - $93

10 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Reno, Nv 8308 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street 395-Lone Pine-Reno

$62 - $123

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to Reno, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
  3. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$67 - $126

Train, bus via RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay D 4SS  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Reno Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street 395-Lone Pine-Reno

$86 - $180

Train, bus  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$86 - $198

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Bishop 368.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly San Francisco to Reno, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
  3. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$174 - $815

Fly Oakland to Reno, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
  3. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$133 - $538

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Reno, bus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reno (RNO) SJC - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
  4. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$124 - $490

Fly Oakland to Merced, bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) OAK - MCE
  2. Take the bus from Merced Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
  3. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Juniper Springs Summit
  4. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$57 - $95

Fly San Francisco to Bakersfield, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL
  2. Take the bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$274 - $513

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Bishop, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Bishop via Reno, NV and Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson in around 10 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Oakland to Merced
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Reno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Reno, NV
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Book at
us.megabus.com
ESTA
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
estransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Merced Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Juniper Springs Summit
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Summer schedules at
Yarts

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Bishop?

The distance between San Francisco and Bishop is 358 km. The road distance is 590 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Bishop?

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Bishop is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Bishop?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Bishop is to drive which takes 6 h 50 min and costs $35 - $55.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Bishop?

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Bishop. However, there are services departing from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St and arriving at Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street via Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Bishop?

It takes approximately 10 h 52 min to get from San Francisco to Bishop, including transfers.