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There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Pebble Beach by train, night bus, bus, car, plane, shuttle or towncar

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Caltrain, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak Coast Starlight

$111 - $157

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Caltrain, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Tyler / Franklin 55

$16 - $36

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Caltrain, night bus, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the night bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9 to Lodge at Pebble Beach 21

Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to San Jose, CA
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9 to Lodge at Pebble Beach 21

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Pebble Beach 118.2 miles

$11 - $17

Caltrain, fly  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Monterey (MRY) SFO - MRY

$173 - $512

Line 292 bus, shuttle  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from Mission St & 9th St to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level 292 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$49 - $65

Uber  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Pebble Beach 118.2 miles

$180 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Pebble Beach is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Pebble Beach is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Pebble Beach. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Lodge at Pebble Beach via San Jose Diridon Station and Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Pebble Beach is 88 miles. The road distance is 118.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Pebble Beach without a car is to Caltrain and train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from San Francisco to Pebble Beach, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Pebble Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from San Francisco, CA station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Pebble Beach is to Caltrain and train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs $110 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Monterey Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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San Francisco to Pebble Beach bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Lodge at Pebble Beach station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Pebble Beach.
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  • Distance: 88 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from San Francisco to Pebble Beach via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station, and Salinas Amtrak in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Pebble Beach via San Jose, CA, San Jose Diridon Station, Salinas Amtrak, and Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9 in around 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Monterey
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9 to Lodge at Pebble Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Tyler / Franklin
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 9th St to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Pebble Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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Assist
$180 - $230
UberX
$180 - $230
WAV
$180 - $230
UberXL
$270 - $350
Select
$390 - $480
Black
$500 - $650
Black SUV
$550 - $750

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Pebble Beach is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from San Francisco to Pebble Beach.

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

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There are 249+ hotels available in Pebble Beach. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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