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There are 5 ways to get from Scotts Valley to San Francisco by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, Caltrain  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Mt Hermon Rd to Diridon Station 17
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...

$12 - $16

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Bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Mt Hermon Rd to Diridon Station 17
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to San Francisco, CA

$10 - $21

3 alternative options

Line 522 bus, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & 1St to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 522 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Mission St & John Daly Blvd Ecr

$10 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Scotts Valley to San Francisco 68.3 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Scotts Valley to San Francisco 68.3 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Scotts Valley to San Francisco is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotts Valley to San Francisco is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotts Valley to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Mt Hermon Rd and arriving at San Francisco, CA via San Jose, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Scotts Valley and San Francisco is 55 miles. The road distance is 68.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotts Valley to San Francisco without a car is to bus and Caltrain which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $12 - $17.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Scotts Valley to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Scotts Valley to San Francisco bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, depart from Mt Hermon Rd station.

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Scotts Valley to San Francisco bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at San Francisco, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotts Valley to San Francisco is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Scotts Valley to San Francisco.

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There are 621+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 55 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Scotts Valley to San Francisco via Diridon Station and San Jose, CA in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Mt Hermon Rd to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 1St to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Mission St & John Daly Blvd
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Scotts Valley to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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Assist
$100 - $140
UberX
$100 - $140
WAV
$100 - $140
UberXL
$160 - $200
Select
$220 - $280
Black
$300 - $380
Black SUV
$330 - $420

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