Yuba City to San Francisco Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $27
Fastest Way Train — 1h 54min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 18 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 104 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, jetBlue, United, Multiple Airlines
Bus
$28 · 3h 21min · 19 lb of CO2
Marysville to San Francisco
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Train
$35 · 1h 54min · 23 lb of CO2
RLN to OKJ
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Flight
$165 · 3h 38min · 328 lb of CO2
SMF to SFO
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Yuba City to San Francisco Flights

There are 1 airports — SMF — that make sense to fly out of from Yuba City and 3 airports — SFO, OAK, SJC — 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 Yuba City 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 Yuba City to San Francisco.

Drive
$14 · 2h 3min · 24 lb of CO2
Yuba City to San Francisco

Drive from Yuba City to San Francisco

It's 104 miles between Yuba City to San Francisco. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 3min and 2h 9min from Yuba City to San Francisco under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 16min 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 $14.

What is the best way to travel from Yuba City to San Francisco?

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Yuba City to San Francisco. The fastest way out of Marysville towards San Rafael is by bus, as it is the quickest to the San Francisco area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $26. Amtrak operates from Yuba City 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 Yuba City to San Francisco?

On your trip from Yuba City 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 Yuba City to San Francisco CA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Yuba City 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 Yuba City/San Francisco buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Yuba City 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 Yuba City 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 Yuba City 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 Yuba City to San Francisco?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Yuba City to San Francisco is by bus. The bus costs $27 roughly and will take 3 hours 7 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Yuba City to San Francisco?

Amtrak costs about $36 between Yuba City and San Francisco. In total, the train will take roughly 2 hours 2 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at RLN Rocklin Amtrak, which is 32 miles from Yuba City. 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 Yuba City to San Francisco by car?

The total distance between Yuba City and San Francisco is 104 miles and will take you about 2 hours 3 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $14.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Yuba City to San Francisco
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Yuba City to San Francisco
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Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines from Yuba City to San Francisco
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jetBlue jetBlue from Yuba City to San Francisco
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United United from Yuba City to San Francisco
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Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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