There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 by bus, subway, train, tram, car, towncar or bike

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Bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6860 / ...

$15 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 181 bus, BART  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 181 bus from 1St & St James to Fremont Bart Station 181
  2. Take the BART from Fremont BART Station to Montgomery St. BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City

$10 - $11

4 alternative options

Caltrain, tram  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the tram from King St & 4th St to Embarcadero & Sansome St E

$13 - $15

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 50.2 miles

$4 - $8

Uber  •  53 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 50.2 miles

$80 - $100

Bikeshare  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Cycle from San Pedro Square to The Embarcadero At Sansome St 52.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33. However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Kearny St & North Point St via Kearny St & Geary St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between San Jose and San Francisco Pier 33 is 43 miles. The road distance is 50.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $14 - $28.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33, including transfers.

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San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Jose, Ca station.

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San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 is 50 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33.

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There are 634+ hotels available in San Francisco Pier 33. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33.
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  • Distance: 42.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and San Francisco Pier 33, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Fremont BART Station to Montgomery St. BART Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from King St & 4th St to Embarcadero & Sansome St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from 1St & St James to Fremont Bart Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$80 - $100
UberX
$80 - $100
WAV
$80 - $100
UberXL
$110 - $150
Select
$160 - $210
Black
$220 - $280
Black SUV
$240 - $310
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from San Pedro Square to The Embarcadero At Sansome St
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand

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