Travel options for:
San Francisco to Channel Islands of California
  • Bus, ferry

    $58 - $134
    1. San Francisco, CA

      9 h 39 min - once daily

      $26 - $100

    2. Oxnard, CA

      12 min - 8.3 miles

      $1 - $2

    3. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    4. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

  • Train, ferry

    $95 - $208
    1. Civic Center/UN Plaza

      17 min - every 20 minutes

      $2 - $4

    2. Lake Merritt

      11 min - 3046 feet

    3. Oakland Jack London Square

      10 h 15 min - once daily

      $60 - $170

    4. Oxnard Transporta Amtrak

      12 min - 8.4 miles

      $1 - $2

    5. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    6. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

  • Caltrain, Amtrak Thruway, ferry

    1. Van Ness Ave & Oak St

      18 min - every 15 minutes - line 47

      $2

    2. San Francisco Caltrain

      2 h 16 min - once daily

      $13 - $18

    3. Gilroy, CA

      6 h 27 min - once daily

    4. Santa Barbara, CA

      35 min - 3 times a day

    5. Ventura, CA

      7 min - 4.8 miles

      $1

    6. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    7. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

  • Fly San Francisco to Burbank, train, ferry

    $127 - $542
    1. San Francisco

      28 min - every 30 minutes

      $6 - $9

    2. San Francisco (SFO)

      1 h 5 min - non-stop

      $65 - $450

    3. Burbank (BUR)

      1 h 9 min - twice daily

      $24 - $50

    4. Oxnard Transporta Amtrak

      12 min - 8.4 miles

      $1 - $2

    5. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    6. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

  • Fly Oakland to Burbank, train, ferry

    $161 - $515
    1. San Francisco

      24 min - every 20 minutes

      $3 - $4

    2. Coliseum

      8 min - every 10 minutes

      $7

    3. Oakland (OAK)

      1 h 5 min - non-stop

      $95 - $420

    4. Burbank (BUR)

      1 h 9 min - twice daily

      $24 - $50

    5. Oxnard Transporta Amtrak

      12 min - 8.4 miles

      $1 - $2

    6. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    7. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

  • Fly San Francisco to Santa Barbara, bus, ferry

    $209 - $424
    1. San Francisco

      28 min - every 30 minutes

      $6 - $9

    2. San Francisco (SFO)

      1 h 9 min - non-stop

      $170 - $380

    3. Santa Barbara (SBA)

      6 min - every 30 minutes - line 11

    4. Hollister and Kellogg EB

      50 min - once daily

      $1 - $3

    5. Ventura County Government

      9 min - 5.3 miles

      $1

    6. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    7. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

  • Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train, ferry

    $122 - $397
    1. San Francisco

      1 h 12 min - 4 times a day

      $8 - $11

    2. Santa Clara Caltrain Station

      10 min - every 30 minutes - line 10

      $2

    3. San Jose (SJC)

      1 h - non-stop

      $55 - $300

    4. Burbank (BUR)

      1 h 9 min - twice daily

      $24 - $50

    5. Oxnard Transporta Amtrak

      12 min - 8.4 miles

      $1 - $2

    6. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    7. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

  • Fly San Francisco to Los Angeles, train, ferry

    $137 - $351
    1. San Francisco

      28 min - every 30 minutes

      $6 - $9

    2. San Francisco (SFO)

      1 h 22 min - non-stop

      $65 - $240

    3. Los Angeles (LAX)

      44 min - every 30 minutes

      $7 - $10

    4. Patsaouras Transit Plaza

      6 min - 1844 feet

    5. Los Angeles Union Station

      1 h 50 min - twice daily

      $27 - $60

    6. Ventura Amtrak

      7 min - 4.9 miles

      $1

    7. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    8. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

  • Fly Oakland to Los Angeles, train, ferry

    $116 - $304
    1. San Francisco

      24 min - every 20 minutes

      $3 - $4

    2. Coliseum

      8 min - every 10 minutes

      $7

    3. Oakland (OAK)

      1 h 20 min - non-stop

      $40 - $190

    4. Los Angeles (LAX)

      44 min - every 30 minutes

      $7 - $10

    5. Patsaouras Transit Plaza

      6 min - 1844 feet

    6. Los Angeles Union Station

      1 h 50 min - twice daily

      $27 - $60

    7. Ventura Amtrak

      7 min - 4.9 miles

      $1

    8. Ventura Harbor

      1 h 40 min - 6 times a week

      $30

    9. Santa Cruz Island

      52 min - 12.4 miles

      $1 - $2

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From San Francisco, CA bus to Oxnard, CA, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 13 h 23 min $84. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Lake Merritt, walk to Oakland Jack London Square Station, train to Oxnard Transporta Amtrak, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 15 h 27 min $155. From Van Ness Ave & Oak St line 47 bus to San Francisco Caltrain, Caltrain to Gilroy, CA, Amtrak Thruway to Santa Barbara, CA, Amtrak Thruway to Ventura, CA, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 16 h 15 min. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Burbank airport, train to Oxnard Transporta Amtrak, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 8 h 26 min $244. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Burbank airport, train to Oxnard Transporta Amtrak, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 8 h 34 min $298. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Santa Barbara airport, line 11 bus to Hollister and Kellogg EB, bus to Ventura County Government Center, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 8 h 34 min $302. From San Francisco Caltrain Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Station, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Burbank airport, train to Oxnard Transporta Amtrak, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 9 h 28 min $248. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, bus to Patsaouras Transit Plaza, walk to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, train to Ventura Amtrak, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 10 h 25 min $219. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, bus to Patsaouras Transit Plaza, walk to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, train to Ventura Amtrak, drive to Ventura Harbor, ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then drive to Channel Islands of California. 10 h 31 min $193.

 
 

How to get from San Francisco to Channel Islands of California?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to Channel Islands of California. However, you can take the bus to Oxnard, CA, take the drive to Ventura Harbor, take the ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then take the drive to Channel Islands of California. Alternatively, you can take the BART to Lake Merritt, take the walk to Oakland Jack London Square Station, take the train to Oxnard Transporta Amtrak, take the drive to Ventura Harbor, take the ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then take the drive to Channel Islands of California.