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

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BART, bus  •  2 h 36 min

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

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Suisun City 8302 / ...

$14 - $33

BART, train  •  3 h 43 min

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

$28 - $58

Drive  •  1 h

  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 1 h.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Vacaville. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Vacaville Transportation Center via Main St. and Driftwood Dr. and Fairfield Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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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 2 h 36 min and costs $10 - $15.

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

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San Francisco to Vacaville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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San Francisco to Vacaville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Suisun City station.

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

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Vacaville hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Richmond BART Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
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
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Pleasant Hill BART Station to Vacaville Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Suisun City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26

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