There are 4 ways to get from Santa Rosa to San Francisco by bus, night bus, car or towncar

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

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to San Francisco Civic Ctr-Golden Gate Ave & Polk St 101 / ...

$10 - $27

3 alternative options

Night bus, line 101 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to San Rafael 1481
  2. Take the line 101 bus from San Rafael Transit Center Platform A to Hyde St & Grove St 101

$14 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to San Francisco 55.3 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Rosa to San Francisco 55.3 miles

$80 - $100

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

Golden Gate Transit operates a bus from Santa Rosa to San Francisco hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 3 hours.

Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Website
goldengate.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to San Francisco Civic Ctr-Golden Gate Ave & Polk St
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from San Rafael Transit Center Platform A to Hyde St & Grove St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Night bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Rosa to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $95
ASSIST
$80 - $100
uberX
$80 - $100
WAV
$80 - $100
uberXL
$120 - $160
SELECT
$170 - $220
BLACK
$240 - $310
SUV
$270 - $340

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santa Rosa to San Francisco?

The distance between Santa Rosa and San Francisco is 78 km. The road distance is 89 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santa Rosa to San Francisco?

The cheapest way to get from Santa Rosa to San Francisco is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Rosa to San Francisco?

The quickest way to get from Santa Rosa to San Francisco is to drive which takes 1 h 3 min and costs $5 - $8.

Is there a direct bus between Santa Rosa and San Francisco?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St and arriving at San Francisco Civic Ctr-Golden Gate Ave & Polk St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Santa Rosa to San Francisco?

The bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to San Francisco Civic Ctr-Golden Gate Ave & Polk St takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.