There are 11 ways to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco by bus, plane, train, subway, tram, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus, line 901 bus to Los Angeles, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 55 min

  1. LAX - SFO

$81 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. via Oakland / ...

$32 - $56

9 alternative options

Bus, train to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5 h 27 min

  1. BUR - OAK

$114 - $479

Bus, train to Burbank, fly to San Francisco  •  5 h 30 min

  1. BUR - SFO

$80 - $507

Bus, tram to Long Beach, fly to Oakland, BART  •  6 h 45 min

  1. LGB - OAK

$61 - $289

Train to Burbank, fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  6 h 50 min

  1. BUR - SJC

$74 - $361

Bus, train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland  •  7 h 5 min

  1. ONT - OAK

$133 - $614

Bus, bus to Santa Barbara, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 14 min

  1. SBA - SFO

$179 - $397

Train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$63 - $177

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Commuter Express 422
  2. 6862 / ...

$43 - $107

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. 392.6 miles

$35 - $60

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

Megabus operates a bus from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 30 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 San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Moorpark Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport 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 Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Transporta Amtrak 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
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Hampshire Rd. & Townsgate Rd. to Oxnard St. & Owensmouth Ave.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Agoura & Westlake to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Warner Center Transit Hub to Woodley Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Thousand Oaks Transit
Website
toaks.org
Bus from City Transportation Center to Moorpark Metrolink Station North Gate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
totransit.org
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Moorpark Station EB
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Esplanade Mall NB
Ave. Duration
53 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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Burbank to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Thousand Oaks and San Francisco is 514 km. The road distance is 628 km.

The cheapest way to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco is to bus which costs $30 - $60 and takes 10 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco is to bus and line 901 bus and fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $80 - $270.

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 - Townsend St & 5th St via Oxnard / Topanga Canyon and Burbank. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Thousand Oaks to San Francisco, including transfers.