There are 2 ways to get from Sonora to San Francisco by taxi, train or car

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Taxi, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sonora to Modesto Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station San Joaquins

$159 - $220

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Sonora to San Francisco 132.5 miles

$13 - $19

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The distance between Sonora and San Francisco is 113 miles. The road distance is 132.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sonora to San Francisco without a car is to taxi and train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Sonora to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sonora to San Francisco is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Sonora to San Francisco.

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Map of how to get from Sonora to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 112.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

There is no direct connection from Sonora to San Francisco. However, you can take the taxi to Modesto Amtrak, take the train to Richmond Transit Station, take the walk to Richmond BART Station, then take the BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station. Alternatively, you can take the drive to San Francisco.

Train operators

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Modesto Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
$160 - $220
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Taxi from Sonora to Modesto Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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