There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Glass Beach by bus, taxi, night bus, car, plane 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

Bus, taxi  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Rafael to Willits 1482
  2. Take a taxi from Willits to Glass Beach

$161 - $230

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Rafael to Ukiah 1484
  2. Take the bus from Ukiah Municipal Airport to Boatyard Drive 65

$28 - $57

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Glass Beach 174.7 miles

$17 - $25

Fly, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Rosa (STS) SFO - STS
  2. Take the bus from Sonoma County Airport to Boatyard Drive

$133 - $638

Uber  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Glass Beach 174.7 miles

$250 - $310

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

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to Glass Beach. However, you can take the line 101 bus to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C, take the walk to San Rafael, take the bus to Willits, then take the taxi to Glass Beach. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Francisco to Glass Beach via San Rafael Transit Center Platform C, San Rafael, Ukiah, Ukiah Municipal Airport, Boatyard Drive, and Denny's in around 7 h 8 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Rafael to Willits
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Night bus from San Rafael to Ukiah
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
MTA
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Ukiah Municipal Airport to Boatyard Drive
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Sonoma County Airport to Boatyard Drive
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
mendocinotransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Glass Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$110 - $150
ASSIST
$250 - $310
uberX
$250 - $310
WAV
$250 - $310
uberXL
$390 - $490
SELECT
$550 - $700
BLACK
$750 - $1,000
SUV
$850 - $1,100
Taxi from Willits to Glass Beach
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Glass Beach?

The distance between San Francisco and Glass Beach is 222 km. The road distance is 280 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Glass Beach?

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Glass Beach is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Glass Beach?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Glass Beach is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $17 - $25.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Glass Beach?

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Glass Beach. However, there are services departing from 7th St & Market St and arriving at Denny's via San Rafael, Ukiah Municipal Airport and Boatyard Drive. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Glass Beach?

It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from San Francisco to Glass Beach, including transfers.