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

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Line 101 bus, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Van Ness Ave & Eddy St to San Rafael Transit Center 101 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown Northbound

$71 - $88

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center 29
  2. Take the Bus from Soscol Transit Center to Downtown Calistoga 10 / ...

$5 - $11

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Calistoga 72.2 miles

$7 - $11

Fly  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Rosa (STS) SFO - STS

$176 - $683

Uber  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Calistoga 72.2 miles

$110 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Calistoga is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Calistoga is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Calistoga is 57 miles. The road distance is 72.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Calistoga without a car is to line 101 bus and train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs $70 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from San Francisco to Calistoga, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Calistoga is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $4 - $11. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $700 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Calistoga is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from San Francisco to Calistoga.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Calistoga. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Calistoga.
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  • Distance: 56.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Calistoga via El Cerrito del Norte BART Station, El Cerrito del Norte BART, and Soscol Transit Center in around 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from San Francisco to Calistoga once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Van Ness Ave & Eddy St to San Rafael Transit Center
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Vine Transit
Website
ridethevine.com
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
ridethevine.com
Bus from Soscol Transit Center to Downtown Calistoga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ridethevine.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Calistoga
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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uber.com
UberPool
$90 - $120
Assist
$110 - $140
UberX
$110 - $140
WAV
$110 - $140
UberXL
$160 - $210
Select
$230 - $300
Black
$320 - $400
Black SUV
$350 - $440

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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