There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison 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 40 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. Take the line 40 bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to Francisco Blvd E & Grange St 40

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 101 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from 7th St & Market St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C 101 / ...

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison 18.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison 18.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison 18.9 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison. However, there are services departing from 7th St & Market St and arriving at Morphew St & Francisco Blvd E via San Rafael Transit Center Platform B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and San Quentin State Prison is 12 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison without a car is to BART and line 40 bus which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison, including transfers.

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San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from 7th St & Market St station.

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San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at San Rafael Transit Center Platform C station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison is 19 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison.

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There are 445+ hotels available in San Quentin State Prison. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and San Quentin State Prison, CA, USA?

Golden Gate Transit operates a bus from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to Francisco Blvd E & Grange St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from 7th St & Market St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Taxi from San Francisco to San Quentin State Prison
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
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

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