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

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Bus via San Jose, Ca  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Watsonville, Ca 6725 / ...

$23 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Watsonville, Ca 6725 / ...

$16 - $40

2 alternative options

Caltrain, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Watsonville, Ca 6725 / ...

$21 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Watsonville 88.5 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Watsonville, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Watsonville is 70 miles. The road distance is 88.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Watsonville without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from San Francisco to Watsonville, including transfers.

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

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San Francisco to Watsonville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Watsonville, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Watsonville is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from San Francisco to Watsonville.

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Book your San Francisco to Watsonville bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Watsonville. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Watsonville.
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  • Distance: 70.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Watsonville via San Jose, Ca in around 3 h 10 min.

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Bus operators
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Watsonville, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Watsonville, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40

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