How to Get to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom from San Francisco

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Are you looking for a fun weekend getaway with family and friends to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, but don’t know how to get there? Are you searching for all the different options there are to get to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom from San Francisco? You’re search is over as you just found the perfect article for planning your trip!

 

Car

The easiest, fastest, and cheapest option to get to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom would be by car. Six Flags is only about 34 miles away from San Francisco and should take you approximately 1 hour. You can take Highway 80 eastbound to Highway 37, just five miles east of the Carquinez Bridge. Use this for GPS

Six Flags Parking

You can pay for your parking now online here before you get to the park and save time and cash at the tolls. Parking purchased online costs the same as what it costs if you purchase it at the park. Parking costs $25 per vehicle.

Ferry 

San Francisco Bay Ferry is a great way to get from San Francisco to Vallejo on a budget. Adult ferry tickets cost apporximately $15 and it only takes about an hour to Vallejo. From there you can take a short cab ride to Six Flags. Make sure to check out San Francisco Bay Ferry’s website for schedules and additional information.

Bus Tickets 

Greyhound buses run directly from San Francisco to Vallejo, where Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is located. The ticket prices range anywhere from $10 to $25 and it would take you approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes to get to the park. You will first take a 1 hour bus ride from San Francisco to Vallejo and then you can either take a 15 minute walk or hop in a cab for a short ride.

Car Service or Taxi

Another travel option to get to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom would be to either rent a car, or call up a taxi. However, the downside to this option is that it can get pretty pricey. According to taxifarefinder, the estimated fare to Six Flags is around $110 including tip. Keep in mind that this is only one way! You would need to call up another taxi for the way back. To avoid this expensive cost, then, what else can you do?

Groups - Consider to rent a bus from BookBuses.com

If you are traveling with a big group, a great option would be to rent out a charter bus or school bus to take your group back and forth from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. The great part about chartering a bus is you get picked up and dropped off right at your doorstep. BookBuses provides accurate and affordable quotes according to your needs during your trip, such as custom stopovers, restrooms, WiFi, power outlets, and much more. Instead of having to do intensive research on different kinds of charter buses you can get, head to the BookBuses saves you so much time researching different bus charter options as the website platform allows you see and compare all the different charter bus companies so you can get the best price! To make things even easier for you, BookBuses takes care of all the details. The only additional fee on the day itself will be a small parking fee. All you have to do is book a bus and wait for the day it arrives! Visit bookbuses.com or call (646) 801 6280 more information and the different bus possibilities for your group travels!

Here is a quick comparison of the cost to bring a group to Six Flags from San Francisco.

Group Transportation Price Comparison from San Francisco to Six Flags

Bus Tickets Ferry Charter Bus Door to Door Charter Bus Per Person
Single Seats Round Trip $45 $35 -- --
30 Passengers $1,350 $1,050 $1,100 $37
50 Passengers $2,250 $1,750 $1,450 29
Travel Time Each Way 1.5 Hours 1 Hour 1 Hour 1 Hour

*All prices are estimates and may vary over time

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Group Discounts & Group Pricing Six Flags

Groups Pricing for 10+

Six Flags offers a great discount for groups between 10-99 people who purchase their tickets in advance! By purchasing the tickets online here or by calling (707) 556 5216:

  • Tickets as low as $34.99

  • 1 FREE ticket for every 15 tickets pre-purchased

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Hours

Six Flags operating hours change regularly based on the week and sometimes even the day. Make sure to check Six Flags Discovery Kingdoms website for accurate times on the morning of your visit as park hours are subject to change.

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Fright Fest

Fright Fest is Northern California's biggest Halloween event bringing thrills and chills! Six Flags quickly becomes spooky with zombies and ghosts taking over the park. Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and be sure to head back to the park at night for a truly frightening evening of fun. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park. Make sure to book your visit soon as this event ends on October 31st. Check out Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s website to learn more about Fright Fest and to see more upcoming events such as Holiday in the Park!

 
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