...only to find...
1. I ran to the station only to find that the train had left.
2. She came home excitedly only to find nobody was in.
3. I searched desperately for my purse, only to find all my money was gone.
4. I arrived at the restaurant, only to find I had no money on me.
A: Why are you so late ?
B: I'm sorry but I missed the bus.
A: How could you miss the bus?
B: I hurried to get to the bus stop only to find I didn't have enough change to pay the fare.
A: I'm sorry to hear that.
B: I had to go back home and get some change and (wait for the next bus.)