There are 5 ways to get from San Simeon to San Francisco by car, bus, train, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive, Amtrak Thruway, Caltrain  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from San Simeon to King City, CA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from King City, CA to San Jose, CA
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

Cheapest option

Drive, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from San Simeon to Infantry / 7th Division
  2. Take the bus from Infantry / 7th Division to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 82
  3. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to San Francisco, Ca

$36 - $68

3 alternative options

Taxi, train, Caltrain  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Simeon to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$176 - $258

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from San Simeon to San Francisco 238.6 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Hearst Drive at San Simeon to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park
  2. Take the bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm
  3. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to San Francisco (SFO) SBP - SFO

$132 - $279

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

There is no direct connection from San Simeon to San Francisco. However, you can take the drive to King City, CA, take the Amtrak Thruway to San Jose, CA, take the walk to San Jose Diridon Caltrain, then take the Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak, take the train to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, take the walk to San Jose Diridon Caltrain, then take the Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Infantry / 7th Division to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salinas, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Hearst Drive at San Simeon to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
slorta.org
Other operators
Taxi from San Simeon to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Simeon to San Francisco?

The distance between San Simeon and San Francisco is 266 km. The road distance is 382 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Simeon to San Francisco?

The cheapest way to get from San Simeon to San Francisco is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Simeon to San Francisco?

The quickest way to get from San Simeon to San Francisco is to drive which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $23 - $35.

How long does it take to get from San Simeon to San Francisco?

It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from San Simeon to San Francisco, including transfers.