There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Hollister by bus, train, subway or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Gilroy, Ca 6853 / ...

$16 - $34

Cheapest option

Caltrain, bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Gilroy, Ca 6781 / ...

$13 - $36

3 alternative options

Caltrain  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain Limited / ...

$15 - $19

BART, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Hayward BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Gilroy, Ca 6781

$17 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Hollister 94 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Hollister. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at 4th & San Benito via Caltrain/Greyhound Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Hollister is 85 miles. The road distance is 94 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Hollister without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from San Francisco to Hollister, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Hollister bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Hollister is to bus which takes 2 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Caltrain, which costs and takes 3 h 14 min.

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San Francisco to Hollister bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Gilroy, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Hollister is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from San Francisco to Hollister.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Hollister. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Hollister.
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  • Distance: 85.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Hollister hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to Hollister twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bart.gov
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 Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from San Jose Caltrain Station to Gilroy Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org

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