There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Colfax by 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

Bus via Sacramento, Ca  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Colfax, Ca 8310 / ...

$26 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Colfax, Ca 8310 / ...

$20 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak California Zephyr

$34 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Colfax 136.4 miles

$13 - $20

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Colfax via Sacramento, Ca in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Colfax once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Colfax, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Colfax, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Colfax?

The distance between San Francisco and Colfax is 195 km. The road distance is 218 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Colfax is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Colfax is to drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $13 - $20.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Colfax?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Colfax, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from San Francisco to Colfax, including transfers.