There are 4 ways to get from Watsonville to San Francisco by bus, train or car

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

Bus, Caltrain  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Watsonville, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6766 / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Bullet / ...

$21 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Watsonville, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6766 / ...

$16 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus via San Jose, Ca  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Watsonville, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6766 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6860 / ...

$23 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Watsonville to San Francisco 89 miles

$8 - $13

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Watsonville to San Francisco hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Watsonville, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from Watsonville, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Watsonville to San Francisco?

The distance between Watsonville and San Francisco is 113 km. The road distance is 142 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Watsonville to San Francisco?

The cheapest way to get from Watsonville to San Francisco is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Watsonville to San Francisco?

The quickest way to get from Watsonville to San Francisco is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs $8 - $13.

Is there a direct bus between Watsonville and San Francisco?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Watsonville, Ca and arriving at San Francisco, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

How long does it take to get from Watsonville to San Francisco?

It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Watsonville to San Francisco, including transfers.