Rancho Cordova to San Francisco Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $1
Fastest Way Bus — 1h 19min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 8 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 83 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Flixbus, Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, jetBlue, United, Multiple Airlines, Megabus, FlixBus
Bus
$1 · 1h 19min · 9 lb of CO2
Sacramento to San Francisco
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Train
$23 · 1h 23min · 18 lb of CO2
SAC to OKJ
+3 more options
Flight
$165 · 3h 38min · 328 lb of CO2
SMF to SFO
+1 more option

Rancho Cordova to San Francisco Flights

There are 1 airports — SMF — that make sense to fly out of from Rancho Cordova and 2 airports — SFO, OAK — to access San Francisco. The best deals are usually found by flying out of SMF.

Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, Hawaiian Airlines, United operate flights which can help you travel from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to San Francisco Intl (SFO). United flies from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to San Francisco Intl (SFO) and is the quickest flight to get you from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco.

Drive
$11 · 1h 42min · 20 lb of CO2
Rancho Cordova to San Francisco

Drive from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco

It's 83 miles between Rancho Cordova to San Francisco. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 42min and 1h 47min from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 52min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to San Francisco by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $11.

What is the best way to travel from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco?

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Sacramento towards San Francisco, as it is the cheapest to San Francisco. It's common to find tickets for as low as $1. Megabus operates from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco?

On your trip from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco CA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to San Francisco is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Rancho Cordova/San Francisco buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Rancho Cordova is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Rancho Cordova CA and San Francisco during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of San Francisco traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to San Francisco is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco is by bus. The bus costs $1 roughly and will take 1 hour 30 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco?

Amtrak costs about $32 between Rancho Cordova and San Francisco. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 34 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at SAC Sacramento Amtrak, which is 11 miles from Rancho Cordova. Further, once you arrive at OKJ Oakland Jack London Square Station or you will still have 9 miles to San Francisco.

How long does it take from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco by car?

The total distance between Rancho Cordova and San Francisco is 83 miles and will take you about 1 hour 42 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $11.

How far is it from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco?

The distance from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco is 83 miles as the crow flies.  By road, it is slightly longer at 97 miles.

If you were to go by Train from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco, it will take you an hour and 23 minutes and cost abuot $20 - $25.  By Rancho Cordova to San Francisco bus, it will take you an hour and 19 minutes for as little as $1.  These options both leave from Sacramento, so factor that into your total travel time.  By car, the total driving time is just under an hour and 45 minutes.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Amtrak Amtrak from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flixbus
Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco
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Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco
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jetBlue jetBlue from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco
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United United from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco
Useful Links Map Reservations Coverage Baggage Website
Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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Megabus Megabus from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco
Useful Links Reservations Map Baggage Coverage Website
Customer Service877-462-6342
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FlixBus FlixBus from Rancho Cordova to San Francisco