There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista by train, bus, subway or car

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

Caltrain, bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Gilroy, Ca 6781 / ...

$13 - $35

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Fremont Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City
  2. Take the bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Caltrain Station 68 / ...

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Gilroy, Ca 6853

$16 - $34

Caltrain  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain Limited / ...

$15 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista 91 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista is to BART and bus which costs $8 - $12 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and San Juan Bautista is 81 miles. The road distance is 91 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Abbe Park via Caltrain/Greyhound Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

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 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Fremont
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
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 Jose, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from E San Fernando / 1st Street to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mst.org
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
vta.org

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