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There are 3 ways to get from San Francisco to Modesto by bus, subway or car

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  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Modesto

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BART, bus

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Dublin / Pleasanton
  2. Take the bus from BART Dublin Station to Downtown Transit Center

Drive

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Modesto

San Francisco to Modesto by bus

7 Weekly Buses
2h 35m Average Duration
$16 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Modesto is to BART and bus which costs $6 - $15 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Modesto is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco and arriving at Modesto. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Modesto is 79 miles. The road distance is 92.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Modesto without a car is to bus which takes 2h 35m and costs $16 - $24.

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The bus from San Francisco to Modesto takes 2h 35m including transfers and departs once daily.

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San Francisco to Modesto bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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San Francisco to Modesto bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Modesto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Modesto is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from San Francisco to Modesto.

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  • Distance: 78.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 35m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Modesto once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Dublin / Pleasanton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
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 Modesto
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$30 - $50
Modesto Area Express
Website
modestoareaexpress.com
Bus from BART Dublin Station to Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
modestoareaexpress.com
Seniors 65+, Disabled, Medicare, Veterans
$1 - $8
Regular Fare
$2 - $8

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