There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Redding by bus, train, subway, 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.

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Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca 1420 / ...

$36 - $84

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$48 - $124

BART, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre
  2. Take the bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to Sacramento Valley Station
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Redding Amtrak

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Redding 218.2 miles

$21 - $35

Fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redding (RDD) SFO - RDD

$138 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Redding is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Redding is to fly which costs $130 - $290 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Redding is 195 miles. The road distance is 218.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from San Francisco to Redding, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Redding. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Redding, Ca via Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Redding via Sacramento, Ca in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Redding once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 27 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
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 Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
fasttransit.org

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