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There are 6 ways to get from Sebastopol to San Rafael by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 55m

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

$13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave 101
  2. Take the bus from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave to San Rafael Transit Center 101 / ...

$9 - $18

4 alternative options

Line 52 bus, train  •  2h

  1. Take the line 52 bus from Laguna Park Way & Sebastopol Transit Hub to East Cotati Ave & Santero Way 52 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cotati to San Rafael Southbound

Taxi  •  43m

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

$210 - $260

Drive  •  43m

  1. Drive from Sebastopol to San Rafael 38.1 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  43m

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

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Sebastopol to San Rafael is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Sebastopol to San Rafael is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sebastopol to San Rafael. However, there are services departing from Laguna Park Way & Sebastopol Transit Hub and arriving at San Rafael Transit Center via Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St and Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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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 1h 55m and costs $12 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m 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 1h 55m and costs $12 - $14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $9 - $18 and takes 2h 17m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 33.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sebastopol to San Rafael via Santa Rosa Transit Mall, Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St, and Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave in around 2h 17m.

Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Train from Cotati to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Sonoma County Transit
Phone
(707) 576-7433
Website
sctransit.com
Bus from Laguna Park Way & Sebastopol Transit Hub to East Cotati Ave & Santero Way
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Sonoma County Transit
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave to San Rafael Transit Center
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Marin Transit
Phone
+1 415-226-0855
Website
marintransit.org
Bus from Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave to San Rafael Transit Center
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
marintransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sebastopol to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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UberPool
$55 - $70
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
WAV
$45 - $65
UberXL
$75 - $100
Select
$120 - $160
Black
$160 - $210
Black SUV
$180 - $230
Taxi from Sebastopol to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
43m
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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