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There are 3 ways to get from San Francisco to Vacaville by subway, bus or car

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BART, bus  •  2h 42m

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

$7 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 800 bus, bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the line 800 bus from Market St & South Van Ness Av to Del Norte BART 800
  2. Take the bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center R / ...

$6 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Vacaville 54.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vacaville is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Vacaville is 2 metres.

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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 fastest way to get from San Francisco to Vacaville is to drive. Taking this option will cost $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 Market St & South Van Ness Av and arriving at Vacaville Transportation Center via El Cerrito Del Norte BART and Fairfield Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Vacaville is 47 miles. The road distance is 54.6 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 42m and costs $7 - $13.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m 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 Market St & South Van Ness Av station.

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San Francisco to Vacaville bus services, operated by Sol Trans, 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 74+ hotels available in Vacaville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 46.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 42m

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Vacaville via Del Norte BART, El Cerrito Del Norte BART, and Fairfield Transportation Center in around 4h 16m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Pleasant Hill / Contra Costa Centre
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
FAST
Bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
FAST
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Market St & South Van Ness Av to Del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
AC Transit
Sol Trans
Website
soltrans.org
Bus from El Cerrito Del Norte BART to Fairfield Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
soltrans.org

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