There are 6 ways to get from Redding to San Francisco by bus, train, car or plane

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  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Redding, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 1431 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...

$37 - $88

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Redding, CA to Sacramento, CA 3718
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$30 - $61

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Redding Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$49 - $121

Train via Sacramento Amtrak  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Redding Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$67 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Redding to San Francisco 217.7 miles

$21 - $35

Fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Redding (RDD) to San Francisco (SFO) RDD - SFO

$138 - $290

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

You can take a bus from Redding to San Francisco via Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Redding to San Francisco once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Redding to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Redding Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Redding Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
[email protected]
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Redding, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Redding to San Francisco?

The distance between Redding and San Francisco is 313 km. The road distance is 348 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Redding to San Francisco is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Redding to San Francisco is to fly which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $130 - $290.

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

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