There are 3 ways to get from San Francisco to Placerville by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 21 min

  1. 8320 / ...
  2. 3424

$36 - $62

2 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. 3424

$49 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. 129.4 miles

$12 - $19

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Placerville via Sacramento, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, J St & 4Th St, and Sacramento, CA in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to Placerville, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Placerville is 177 km. The road distance is 207 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Placerville is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Placerville is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $12 - $19.

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Placerville. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Placerville, CA via Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd and Sacramento, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from San Francisco to Placerville, including transfers.