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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Burner Express Bus, bus  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the Burner Express Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport Black Rock City to San Francisco
  2. Take the bus from Reno NV to Lone Pine CA Northwest

$154 - $232

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Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Reno Sparks
  2. Take the bus from Centennial Plaza Transit Center Stop "O" - 1421 Victorian Avenue, Sparks, NV 89431 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 Lpx

$69 - $112

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Train, bus  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Bakersfield
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100
  3. Take the bus from Mojave CA to Lone Pine CA

$69 - $186

Train, bus via Reno  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Reno California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Reno NV to Lone Pine CA Northwest

$84 - $181

Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Lone Pine 353.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly San Francisco to Bakersfield, night bus, bus  •  8h

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL
  2. Take the night bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
  3. Take the bus from Mojave CA to Lone Pine CA

$274 - $617

Fly Oakland to Burbank, bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  2. Take the bus from Santa Clarita Newhall CA to Lone Pine CA

$122 - $342

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7h 11m.

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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 CA via Harvard Way and E Plumb Lane and Reno NV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 23m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Lone Pine is 254 miles. The road distance is 353.7 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 11h 23m and costs $150 - $240.

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It takes approximately 11h 23m 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 Bakersfield Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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San Francisco to Lone Pine bus services, operated by PDX, arrive at Lone Pine CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Lone Pine is 354 miles. It takes approximately 7h 11m to drive from San Francisco to Lone Pine.

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  • Distance: 254.5 miles
  • Duration: 11h 23m

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, Harvard Way and E Plumb Lane, RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay J 4SS, and Reno NV in around 11h 23m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Richmond to Reno
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Burner Express Bus
Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
burningman.org
Book at
burnerexpress.burningman.org
PDX
Website
rnopdx.com
Bus from Reno NV to Lone Pine CA
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
rnopdx.com
60 Days in Advance
$49
Regular
$111 - $117
Bus from Mojave CA to Lone Pine CA
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
rnopdx.com
60 Days in Advance
$49
Regular
$102 - $107
Bus from Santa Clarita Newhall CA to Lone Pine CA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
rnopdx.com
60 Days in Advance
$49
Regular
$106 - $112
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Kern Transit
Night bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Kern Transit
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr., 44812 Sierra Highway to Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Bus from Centennial Plaza Transit Center Stop "O" - 1421 Victorian Avenue, Sparks, NV 89431 to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street to Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
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 to Reno Sparks
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Bakersfield Airport.

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There are three+ 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 26 min and costs $8 - $10.

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