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

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Bus  •  3h 25m

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

$16 - $34

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Warm Springs/South Fremont Green
  2. Take the bus from 2nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Transit Center 68 / ...

$9 - $15

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Caltrain  •  3h 41m

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

$15 - $19

Caltrain, bus  •  5h

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Gilroy Transit Center 68 / ...

$13 - $36

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Hollister 94 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Hollister is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Hollister is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 38m.

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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 3h 25m.

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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 3h 25m and costs $15 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m 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 3h 25m and costs $15 - $35. Alternatively, you can Caltrain, which costs $14 - $19 and takes 3h 41m.

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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 1h 38m to drive from San Francisco to Hollister.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Hollister.
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  • Distance: 85.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Hollister 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to Hollister twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 16m.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Warm Springs/South Fremont
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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.

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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
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from 2nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
vta.org
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Gilroy Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from E San Fernando / 1st Street to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.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 San Jose Diridon Station to Gilroy Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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