There are 5 ways to get from Sebastopol to San Rafael by train, bus, taxi, 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.

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael Southbound

$13

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Bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform A 101 / ...

$8 - $25

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sebastopol to San Rafael 38.1 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Sebastopol to San Rafael 38.1 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sebastopol to San Rafael 38.1 miles

$60 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sebastopol to San Rafael. However, there are services departing from Main and Bodega Hwy, Sebastopol and arriving at San Rafael Transit Center Platform A via Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Sebastopol and San Rafael is 34 miles. The road distance is 38.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sebastopol to San Rafael without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Sebastopol to San Rafael, including transfers.

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Sebastopol to San Rafael bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St station.

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The best way to get from Sebastopol to San Rafael is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 6 min.

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Sebastopol to San Rafael bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at San Rafael Transit Center Platform A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sebastopol to San Rafael is 38 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Sebastopol to San Rafael.

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There are 360+ hotels available in San Rafael. Prices start at $122 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sebastopol to San Rafael.
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  • Distance: 33.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Sebastopol, CA, USA and San Rafael, CA, USA?

SMART operates a train from Sebastopol to San Rafael hourly. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Golden Gate Transit operates a bus from Sebastopol to San Rafael hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform A
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 Sebastopol to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$60 - $80
UberX
$60 - $80
WAV
$60 - $80
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$120 - $160
Black
$170 - $210
Black SUV
$190 - $240
Taxi from Sebastopol to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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