Directions from San Francisco to Madera

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Recommended option

Bus via Modesto, Ca  •  3 h 57 min

  1. 6839 / ...
  2. 1443 / ...

$28 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. 6825

$22 - $55

5 alternative options

Bus #2  •  4 h 53 min

  1. 6781 / ...

$25 - $55

Train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. San Joaquins

$53 - $125

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. 164.3 miles

$16 - $24

Fly San Francisco to Fresno, line 6834 bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. SFO - FAT

$198 - $689

BART to Oakland, fly to Merced, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. OAK - MCE

$39 - $76

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Madera via Modesto, Ca in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Madera 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Oakland to Merced
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20
Bus from Merced, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Madera is 227 km. The road distance is 263 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Madera is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Madera is to drive which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $16 - $24.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Madera, Ca. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from San Francisco to Madera, including transfers.