There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to General Sherman (tree) by bus, taxi, train, shuttle, car or plane

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, taxi  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  3. Take a taxi from Visalia, Ca to General Sherman (tree)

$175 - $249

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Visalia, Ca 6825
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Visalia Transit Center to Giant Forest Museum To Sequoia National Park

$44 - $80

5 alternative options

Train, bus, taxi  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  3. Take a taxi from Visalia, Ca to General Sherman (tree)

$195 - $299

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to General Sherman (tree) 269.4 miles

$26 - $40

Fly San Francisco to Fresno, bus, shuttle  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Visalia Transit Center to Giant Forest Museum

$215 - $708

Fly San Francisco to Bakersfield, bus, shuttle  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Visalia Transit Center to Giant Forest Museum

$272 - $510

Fly Oakland to Merced, bus, shuttle  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) OAK - MCE
  2. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Visalia Transit Center to Giant Forest Museum

$67 - $120

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and General Sherman (tree), CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to General Sherman (tree). However, you can take the bus to Fresno, Ca, take the bus to Visalia, Ca, then take the taxi to General Sherman (tree). Alternatively, you can take the BART to Richmond, take the walk to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, take the train to Fresno Amtrak, take the walk to Fresno, Ca, take the bus to Visalia, Ca, then take the taxi to General Sherman (tree).

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Oakland to Merced
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Merced, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Sequoia Shuttle
Phone
877-287-4453
Website
sequoiashuttle.com
Shuttle from Visalia Transit Center to Giant Forest Museum
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sequoiashuttle.com
Other operators
Taxi from Visalia, Ca to General Sherman (tree)
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxi Steve
Phone
+1 559-936-5969
Website
taxistevellc.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and General Sherman (tree) is 351 km. The road distance is 431 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to General Sherman (tree) is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 5 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to General Sherman (tree) is to drive which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $26 - $40.

It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from San Francisco to General Sherman (tree), including transfers.