There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Mendocino by bus, train, car, plane or towncar

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Bus via Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from 7th St & Market St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 2nd Street Transit Mall to Kasten and Little Lake 65

$20 - $36

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Ukiah 1482
  2. Take the bus from Ukiah Municipal Airport to Kasten and Little Lake 65

$23 - $54

Train, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from San Rafael to Sonoma County Airport Northbound
  2. Take the bus from Sonoma County Airport to Kasten and Little Lake 65

$23 - $39

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Mendocino 155.6 miles

$15 - $22

Fly, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Rosa (STS) SFO - STS
  2. Take the bus from Sonoma County Airport to Kasten and Little Lake

$125 - $629

Uber  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Mendocino 155.6 miles

$240 - $300

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Mendocino. However, there are services departing from 7th St & Market St and arriving at Kasten and Little Lake via 2nd Street Transit Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Mendocino is 130 miles. The road distance is 155.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Mendocino without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from San Francisco to Mendocino, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Mendocino bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from 7th St & Market St station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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San Francisco to Mendocino bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Kasten and Little Lake station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Mendocino is 156 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from San Francisco to Mendocino.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Mendocino. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Mendocino.
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  • Distance: 130.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Mendocino via Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St and 2nd Street Transit Mall in around 6 h 39 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from 7th St & Market St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
MTA
Phone
+1 800-696-4682
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from 2nd Street Transit Mall to Kasten and Little Lake
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Ukiah Municipal Airport to Kasten and Little Lake
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Sonoma County Airport to Kasten and Little Lake
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
mendocinotransit.org
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 Ukiah
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Mendocino
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$240 - $300
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$240 - $300
UberX
$240 - $300
WAV
$240 - $300
UberXL
$360 - $450
Select
$500 - $650
Black
$700 - $900
Black SUV
$750 - $950

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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 .

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