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There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Vacaville by subway, bus, train or car

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BART, bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Yellow
  2. Take the bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to Vacaville Transportation Center Blue

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Transbay Temp Terminal to San Pablo Av:Cutting Blvd L / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center Gx

$4 - $9

2 alternative options

BART, train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Richmond Red
  2. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak Station Capitol Corridor

$27 - $57

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Vacaville 54.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Vacaville is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Vacaville is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Vacaville. However, there are services departing from Transbay Temp Terminal and arriving at Vacaville Transportation Center via El Cerrito Del Norte BART and Fairfield Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Vacaville is 47 miles. The road distance is 54.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Vacaville without a car is to BART and bus which takes 2h 36m and costs $6 - $12.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from San Francisco to Vacaville, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Vacaville bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Transbay Temp Terminal station.

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San Francisco to Vacaville bus services, operated by Fairfield and Suisun Transit, arrive at Fairfield Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Vacaville is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from San Francisco to Vacaville.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Vacaville. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Vacaville.
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  • Distance: 46.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Vacaville via San Pablo Av:Cutting Blvd, El Cerrito Del Norte BART, and Fairfield Transportation Center in around 3h 6m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Richmond
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to Vacaville Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
FAST
Bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
FAST
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Transbay Temp Terminal to San Pablo Av:Cutting Blvd
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org

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