There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to San Pablo by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

BART, line 72 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. 72

$7 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Lynx
  2. C3

$7

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 18.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 18.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  24 min

  1. 18.9 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and San Pablo is 22 km. The road distance is 30 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to San Pablo is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to San Pablo is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs $100 - $130.

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to San Pablo. However, there are services departing from San Francisco Transbay Terminal and arriving at Contra Costa College - Campus Dr Turnaround via Hercules Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from San Francisco to San Pablo, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to San Pablo via Hercules Transit Center in around 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Del Norte BART Station to San Pablo Av:Vale Rd
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
WestCat Lynx
Phone
+1 510-724-7993
Website
westcat.org
Bus from San Francisco Transbay Terminal to Hercules Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
westcat.org
WestCat
Phone
(510) 724-7993
Website
westcat.org
Bus from Hercules Transit Center to Contra Costa College - Campus Dr Turnaround
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
westcat.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to San Pablo
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $85
ASSIST
$30 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
uberXL
$45 - $60
SELECT
$60 - $80
BLACK
$80 - $110
SUV
$95 - $120
Taxi from San Francisco to San Pablo
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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