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

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Line 101 bus, train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Van Ness Ave & Eddy St to San Rafael Transit Center 101 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Rafael to Sonoma County Airport Northbound

$65 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus, line 20 bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from 7th St & Market St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall to River Rd & Armstrong Woods Rd 20 / ...

$12 - $19

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Guerneville 70.1 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Guerneville 70.1 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Guerneville is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Guerneville is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Guerneville. However, there are services departing from 7th St & Market St and arriving at River Rd & Armstrong Woods Rd via Santa Rosa Transit Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Guerneville is 60 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Guerneville without a car is to line 101 bus and train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $65 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from San Francisco to Guerneville, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Guerneville bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from 7th St & Market St station.

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San Francisco to Guerneville bus services, operated by Sonoma County Transit, arrive at River Rd & Armstrong Woods Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Guerneville is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from San Francisco to Guerneville.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Guerneville. Prices start at $153 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Guerneville.
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  • Distance: 59.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Guerneville via Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St and Santa Rosa Transit Mall in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Van Ness Ave & Eddy St to San Rafael Transit Center
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from 7th St & Market St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Sonoma County Transit
Phone
(707) 576-7433
Website
sctransit.com
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall to River Rd & Armstrong Woods Rd
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Sonoma County Transit
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Guerneville
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$90 - $120
Assist
$100 - $140
UberX
$100 - $140
WAV
$100 - $140
UberXL
$160 - $210
Select
$230 - $290
Black
$310 - $390
Black SUV
$340 - $430

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