• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Ferndale by bus, night bus, car, plane or taxi

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  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Rio Dell 1482

$90 - $147

5 alternative options

Bus via Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from McAllister St & Polk St- San Francisco Civic Ctr to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to Rio Dell 1482

$95 - $151

Bus Amtrak  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Martinez Amtrak Station to Rio Dell-Scotia Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Night bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to Rio Dell 1484

$92 - $149

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Ferndale 265.4 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, taxi  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) SFO - ACV
  2. Take a taxi from College of the Redwoods to Ferndale

$242 - $471

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Ferndale is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 50 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Ferndale is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 50 min.

More details

The distance between San Francisco and Ferndale is 219 miles. The road distance is 265.4 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from San Francisco to Ferndale without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 10 min and costs $90 - $150.

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from San Francisco to Ferndale, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Ferndale is 265 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from San Francisco to Ferndale.

Get driving directions

United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport.

Search flights

There are 18+ hotels available in Ferndale. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

More details

Map of how to get from San Francisco to Ferndale.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 218.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 10 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Ferndale once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Arcata/Eureka
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
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 Rio Dell
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to Rio Dell
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to Rio Dell
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from McAllister St & Polk St- San Francisco Civic Ctr to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
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 Martinez Amtrak Station to Rio Dell-Scotia Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from College of the Redwoods to Ferndale
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
City Cab
Phone
+1 707-442-4551

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.