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There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Colfax by bus, train or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 15 min

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

$20 - $50

3 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Sacramento, CA FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak California Zephyr

$35 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Colfax 136.4 miles

$13 - $20

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Colfax, Ca. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Colfax is 122 miles. The road distance is 136.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Colfax without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $20 - $50.

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The bus from San Francisco, Ca to Colfax, Ca takes 4 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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San Francisco to Colfax bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Colfax is to bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $20 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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San Francisco to Colfax bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Colfax, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Colfax is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from San Francisco to Colfax.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Colfax.
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  • Distance: 121.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Colfax 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Colfax once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Colfax, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Sacramento, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
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megabus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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