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Return trip San Francisco?

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Ottawa Canada
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Return trip San Francisco?

Planning to attend a Roadscholar program and will be flying in and out of SFO. Combining with family visit there. Prefer public transit - train and-or bus. Timetables on Amtrak a bit confusing and seems like a long trip. Second choice is car rental as appears to be about a 7 hour drive. Any advice appreciated.

Dublin, California
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1. Re: Return trip San Francisco?

7 hrs drive to where?

Ottawa Canada
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2. Re: Return trip San Francisco?

To and from Ventura ie this forum.

Dublin, California
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3. Re: Return trip San Francisco?

Driving is a lot more flexible.

Ottawa Canada
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4. Re: Return trip San Francisco?

Thanks - reaching that conclusion as well.

Napa, CA
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5. Re: Return trip San Francisco?

Amtrak is not that confusing. There's a couple of bus and train options each day that would cost about $56 each way and take 8 hours or so.

If you don't want to drive, you don't have to.

Ottawa Canada
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6. Re: Return trip San Francisco?

Thanks - will have another look as that would be my preference.

7. Re: Return trip San Francisco?

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