There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Paradise by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca 1446 / ...

$75 - $129

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Train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Chico Amtrak Coast Starlight

$83 - $154

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Paradise 172.2 miles

$16 - $25

Fly, bus, taxi  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redding (RDD) SFO - RDD
  2. Take the bus from Redding, Ca to Chico, Ca
  3. Take a taxi from Chico, Ca to Paradise

$197 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Paradise is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Paradise is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Paradise is 145 miles. The road distance is 172.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Paradise without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $75 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from San Francisco to Paradise, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Paradise is to bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $75 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $160 and takes 6 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Redding Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Paradise is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from San Francisco to Paradise.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Redding Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Paradise. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Paradise.
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  • Distance: 144.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Paradise via Sacramento, Ca and Chico, Ca in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Paradise once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redding
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $270
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, 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 Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Redding, Ca to Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Redding Amtrak to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chico, Ca to Paradise
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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