There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Cambria by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Caltrain, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Jose, CA to King City, CA
  3. Drive from King City, CA to Cambria

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Salinas, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to Infantry / 7th Division 82
  3. Drive from Infantry / 7th Division to Cambria

$36 - $69

3 alternative options

Caltrain, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$154 - $241

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Cambria 233.1 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, line 12 bus, line 15 bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) SFO - SBP
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park
  3. Take the line 15 bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Burton at Main NB

$133 - $275

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

You can take a train from San Francisco to Cambria via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, and Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak in around 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to Infantry / 7th Division
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
mst.org
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Burton at Main NB
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
slorta.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Cambria is 273 km. The road distance is 373 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Cambria is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Cambria is to drive which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $22 - $35.

It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from San Francisco to Cambria, including transfers.