There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Fairfax by bus, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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

Line 24 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from North Point St & Polk St to Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave 24

$4 - $6

5 alternative options

Line 101 bus, line 23 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from McAllister St & Polk St- San Francisco Civic Ctr to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C 101 / ...
  2. Take the line 23 bus from San Rafael Transit Center to Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave 68 / ...

$6 - $7

Ferry, bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the ferry from San Francisco Ferry Terminal to Larkspur Ferry Terminal Lf
  2. Take the bus from E Sir Francis Drake Blvd & Larkspur Landing to Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave 228 / ...

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to Fairfax 22 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Fairfax 22 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  32 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Fairfax 22 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Fairfax is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Fairfax is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from North Point St & Polk St and arriving at Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Fairfax is 17 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Fairfax without a car is to line 24 bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The line 24 bus from North Point St & Polk St to Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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San Francisco to Fairfax bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from North Point St & Polk St station.

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San Francisco to Fairfax bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Fairfax.
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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

Golden Gate Transit operates a bus from San Francisco to Fairfax every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from North Point St & Polk St to Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from McAllister St & Polk St- San Francisco Civic Ctr to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Larkspur Ferry Terminal to Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Marin Transit
Website
marintransit.org
Bus from San Rafael Transit Center to Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
marintransit.org
Bus from E Sir Francis Drake Blvd & Larkspur Landing to Broadway Blvd & Bolinas Ave
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
marintransit.org
Ferry operators
Golden Gate Ferry
Website
goldengateferry.org
Ferry from San Francisco Ferry Terminal to Larkspur Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
goldengateferry.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Fairfax
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$50 - $70
Select
$70 - $95
Black
$95 - $130
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from San Francisco to Fairfax
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com

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