Travel from RIC to San Francisco

Rideshare
$13
23min
4 lb of CO2

RIC to San Francisco rideshare

Rideshare is available at San Francisco . Lyft and Uber will pick you up at RIC and take you all the way to San Francisco. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at RIC, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
Shuttle
$27
23min
4 lb of CO2
Public Transit
$4
34min
4 lb of CO2

Public Transit from RIC to San Francisco

It's very common to take public transportation from RIC to San Francisco. 4 public transportation providers, including BART, SFMTA Light Rail, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at RIC, you can hop on at Richmond and ride all the way to Van Ness Muni, Civic Center, Civic Center.

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Drive
$2
17min
4 lb of CO2

Drive from RIC to San Francisco

It's 12 miles between RIC to San Francisco. On a typical day, it might take between 17min and 18min from RIC to San Francisco under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 19min 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 $2.

What is the best way to travel from RIC to San Francisco?

The are 6 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from RIC to San Francisco. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the public transit out of Richmond towards Civic Center, as it is the cheapest to San Francisco. It's common to find tickets for as low as $4. BART operates from RIC to San Francisco, so you book your trip with them! Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from RIC to San Francisco?

There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from RIC to San Francisco in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival.

What's the cheapest way from RIC to San Francisco?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from RIC to San Francisco is by public transit. The public transit costs $4 roughly and will take 37 minutes.

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

The total distance between RIC and San Francisco is 12 miles and will take you about 17 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

RIC to San Francisco Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transit — $4
Fastest Way Rideshare — 23min
Eco-Friendly Way Public Transit — 3 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — rideshare, shuttle, public transit and by car
Distance 12 miles
Travel Companies BART, SFMTA Light Rail, Lyft, Uber

Travel companies on this route

BART from RIC to San Francisco
BART
Subway
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SFMTA Light Rail from RIC to San Francisco
SFMTA Light Rail
Public transit
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Lyft
Rideshare
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Uber
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