There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Bishop by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly, bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SFO - MMH
  2. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$165 - $468

Cheapest option

Bus  •  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

$57 - $123

3 alternative options

Burner Express Bus, bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the Burner Express Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport Black Rock City to San Francisco
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street 395-Lone Pine-Reno

$137 - $167

Train, bus  •  14 h 56 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

$81 - $180

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Bishop 368.5 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Bishop is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $470 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Bishop is 224 miles. The road distance is 368.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from San Francisco to Bishop, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Bishop. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street via Reno/Tahoe International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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San Francisco to Bishop bus services, operated by , arrive at Black Rock City station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Bishop.
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  • Distance: 223.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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 Airport and Reno/Tahoe International Airport in around 10 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
Bus operators
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
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
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
Burner Express Bus
Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
burningman.org
Book at
burnerexpress.burningman.org
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 Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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