Novato travel guide

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You're Going to Love Novato

With a population of 51,904, Novato is a must-see destination in California, United States. Consider staying at least one whole day in Novato to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Novato

If you’re looking for affordable options, Wildfox (225 Alameda Del Prado) and Aurora Ristorante Italiano (8 Commerical Blvd) are great picks.

When to visit Novato

Novato in December
Estimated hotel price
€111
1 night at 3-star hotel
Novato in December
Estimated hotel price
€111
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Novato in July, when the average temperature is 19 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 4 °C, with an average temperature of 8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 147 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Novato, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Novato

Plane

Although Novato doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Oakland Airport (OAK), which is located 33 miles from Novato. The shortest flight to Novato from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 11h.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Novato. The train journey from Novato to Santa Clara takes 1h 01m and costs around €17 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from San Jose, expect to pay about €16 for a 1h 33m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Novato is to pick up a car hire from San Francisco, which is about 24 miles from Novato. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Budget, among others, in San Francisco.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Novato, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Busbud. From Sacramento, the bus ride to Novato takes 140 miles and will cost you around €26. From Sacramento, the ticket costs about €26 for a journey of 145 miles.

Plane

Although Novato doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Oakland Airport (OAK), which is located 33 miles from Novato. The shortest flight to Novato from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 11h.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Novato. The train journey from Novato to Santa Clara takes 1h 01m and costs around €17 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from San Jose, expect to pay about €16 for a 1h 33m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Novato is to pick up a car hire from San Francisco, which is about 24 miles from Novato. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Budget, among others, in San Francisco.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Novato, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Busbud. From Sacramento, the bus ride to Novato takes 140 miles and will cost you around €26. From Sacramento, the ticket costs about €26 for a journey of 145 miles.

Airports near Novato

Airlines serving Novato

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,459 reviews)
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Where to stay in Novato

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Days Inn by Wyndham Novato/San Francisco and Americas Best Value Inn Novato Marin Sonoma.

Where to stay in popular areas of Novato

Hiring a car in Novato

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in Novato (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Novato, while also 68% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in Novato (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Novato, while also 68% cheaper than other types, on average.