There are 3 ways to get from Sonora to San Francisco by taxi, train, car or plane

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

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 Amtrak San Joaquins

$159 - $220

Cheapest option

Drive, fly  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Sonora to Merced
  2. Fly from Merced (MCE) to Oakland (OAK) MCE - OAK

$34 - $60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Sonora to San Francisco 132.5 miles

$13 - $19

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 Amtrak, take the walk to Richmond, then take the BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza. Alternatively, you can take the drive to San Francisco.

Airlines
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Oakland
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Modesto Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Other operators
Taxi from Sonora to Modesto Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sonora and San Francisco is 180 km. The road distance is 212 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sonora to San Francisco is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Sonora to San Francisco is to drive which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $13 - $19.

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