There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Ridgecrest 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

Bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound/18th St. to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. 150
  3. Take the bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center 227

$37 - $85

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. 150
  3. Take the bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center 227

$58 - $151

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Ridgecrest 397.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly San Francisco to Bakersfield, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL
  2. Take the bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.
  3. Take the bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center

$246 - $466

Fly Oakland to Burbank, train, bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  2. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
  4. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center

$120 - $457

Fly San Francisco to Burbank, train, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR
  2. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
  4. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center

$86 - $484

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train, bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  3. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
  4. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
  5. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center

$81 - $339

Fly Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) OAK - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  4. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
  5. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center

$124 - $595

Fly San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SFO - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  4. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
  5. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center

$120 - $512

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Ridgecrest is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Ridgecrest is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Ridgecrest is 304 miles. The road distance is 397.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to get from San Francisco to Ridgecrest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Ridgecrest. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center via Greyhound/18th St. and Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Ridgecrest via Bakersfield, Ca, Greyhound/18th St., and Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Caltrain
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
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from Greyhound/18th St. to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
estransit.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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