There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus, drive  •  14h 31m

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Hanford Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center
  3. Drive from Foothills Visitor Center to Lone Pine

$81 - $115

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Bus  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Downtown Bakersfield
  2. Take the bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr., 44812 Sierra Highway to Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street

$31 - $60

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Burner Express Bus, bus  •  11h 50m

  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 Lpx

$146 - $184

Train, bus  •  14h 2m

  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 Highway to Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street

$68 - $108

Drive  •  7h 37m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Lone Pine 454.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes, bus  •  6h 59m

  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

$201 - $711

Fly San Francisco to Bakersfield, bus  •  9h 16m

  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 Highway to Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street

$171 - $577

Fly Oakland to Burbank, train, bus  •  10h 51m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  2. Take the train from Downtown Burbank station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink Station, 44812 Sierra Highway to Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street

$141 - $522

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine is to bus which costs $30 - $60 and takes 12h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Lone Pine is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $750 and takes 6h 59m.

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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 11h 50m.

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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 11h 50m and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 14h 31m 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 1h 18m.

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

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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 11h 50m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
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 Amtrak to Hanford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Burbank station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Sequoia Shuttle
Phone
1-877-287-4453
Website
sequoiashuttle.com
Bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
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Sequoia Shuttle
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
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
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
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 - $17
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
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 - $35
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
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
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink Station, 44812 Sierra Highway to Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Downtown Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Kern Transit
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Kern Transit
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 Amtrak Station to Mojave Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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

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

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There are 12+ 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 29 min and costs $3 - $5.

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