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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  4 h 46 min

  1. 99 / ...

$129 - $181

Cheapest option

BART, train, bus, line 1 bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. 5
  2. 1

$39 - $83

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. California Zephyr

$79 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. 147.6 miles

$14 - $21

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Nevada City once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Colfax Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Richmond
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Yuba-Sutter Transit
Phone
+1 (530) 634-6880
Website
yubasuttertransit.com
Bus from J Street and 4th Street to I St & 9th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
yubasuttertransit.com
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Broad St at Union St and Hwy 20-49 Bridge
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
Other operators
Taxi from I St & 9th St to Nevada City
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Nevada City is 205 km. The road distance is 236 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Nevada City is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Nevada City is to drive which takes 2 h 37 min and costs $14 - $21.

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from San Francisco to Nevada City, including transfers.