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There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine by bus, train, 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.

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Burner Express Bus, bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the Burner Express Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
  3. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$146 - $184

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Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound/18th St. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$52 - $117

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Train, bus  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$73 - $183

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Lone Pine 454.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SFO - MMH
  2. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
  3. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$174 - $485

Fly San Francisco to Bakersfield, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$265 - $506

Fly Oakland to Burbank, train, bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  2. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$137 - $486

Fly San Francisco to Burbank, train, bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR
  2. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$103 - $513

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train, bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  3. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
  4. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$98 - $371

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $490 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Lone Pine. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street via Reno/Tahoe International Airport and Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Lone Pine is 254 miles. The road distance is 454.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine without a car is to Burner Express Bus and bus which takes 12 h 10 min and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 12 h 10 min to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Lone Pine bus services, operated by , depart from San Francisco station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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San Francisco to Lone Pine bus services, operated by ESTA, arrive at Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Lone Pine is 454 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to drive from San Francisco to Lone Pine.

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  • Distance: 254.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Lone Pine via Reno Airport, Reno/Tahoe International Airport, and Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street in around 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Train operators
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
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Burner Express Bus
Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
burningman.org
Book at
burnerexpress.burningman.org
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com
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 Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from Greyhound/18th St. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.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 Bakersfield, CA to Mojave, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Lone Pine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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