There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Northstar California by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Burner Express Bus, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the Burner Express Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport Black Rock City to San Francisco
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Ritz Carlton, Highlands Court Green

$156

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca 8306 / ...

$33 - $76

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak California Zephyr

$46 - $107

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Northstar California 197.4 miles

$19 - $28

Fly from Oakland, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Tahoe Mountain Resort

$144 - $530

Fly from San Francisco, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Tahoe Mountain Resort

$185 - $807

Caltrain to San Jose, fly, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reno (RNO) SJC - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Tahoe Mountain Resort

$135 - $482

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Northstar California is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Northstar California is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Northstar California is 162 miles. The road distance is 197.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from San Francisco to Northstar California, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Northstar California. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Ritz Carlton, Highlands Court via Reno Tahoe International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Northstar California via Reno Airport, Reno Tahoe International Airport, and Ritz Carlton, Highlands Court in around 6 h 4 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Northstar California once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 16 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Burner Express Bus
Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
burningman.org
Book at
burnerexpress.burningman.org
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Ritz Carlton, Highlands Court
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Tahoe Mountain Resort
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40

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