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There are 10 ways to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco by bus, plane, subway, train or car

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Line 161 bus, line 901 bus to Los Angeles, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Thousand Oaks / Hampshire to Canoga Station
  2. Take the line 901 bus from Canoga Station to Woodley Station
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$60 - $214

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Bus Megabus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Burbank Station to San Francisco, CA

$32 - $56

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Bus, train to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Library / Teen Center to Moorpark Station EB
  2. Take the train from Moorpark station to Burbank Airport – South
  3. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$113 - $479

Train to Burbank, fly to San Francisco  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Moorpark station to Burbank Airport – South
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO

$79 - $507

Bus to Long Beach, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & 7th
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK

$61 - $289

Bus, bus to Santa Barbara, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Esplanade Mall NB
  2. Take the bus from Esplanade Mall NB to Hollister and Kellogg WB
  3. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to San Francisco (SFO) SBA - SFO

$179 - $397

Bus, train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & 7th
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ontario Amtrak
  3. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK

$133 - $614

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Flower & Olympic Commuter Express 422
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA Southern CA-Northern CA

$73 - $77

Train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Oxnard Amtrak Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$63 - $177

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco 392.6 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco is to bus which costs $30 - $60 and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco is to train and fly which costs $75 - $550 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Olympic / Flower and Los Angeles, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 36 min.

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The distance between Thousand Oaks and San Francisco is 321 miles. The road distance is 392.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 36 min and costs $72 - $77.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Thousand Oaks to San Francisco bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. station.

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The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco is to bus which takes 10 h 36 min and costs $72 - $77. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $180 and takes 11 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Thousand Oaks to San Francisco bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, arrive at San Francisco, CA station.

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Map of how to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 321.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco via Flower & Olympic, Olympic / Flower, Broadway / Chinatown, and Los Angeles, CA in around 10 h 36 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Moorpark station to Burbank Airport – South
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Moorpark Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Oxnard Amtrak Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Thousand Oaks / Hampshire to Canoga Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Canoga Station to Woodley Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Thousand Oaks Library / Teen Center to Moorpark Station EB
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Esplanade Mall NB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Esplanade Mall NB to Hollister and Kellogg WB
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Flower & Olympic
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Thousand Oaks to San Francisco is 393 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to drive from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco.

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Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Oakland Airport.

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