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

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Phoenix via San Jose Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & 1St, and San Jose in around 18 h 39 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via Burbank
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via San Diego
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Burbank
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via San Diego
Avg. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via San Diego
Avg. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Avg. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Burbank
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Avg. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to San Jose, CA
Avg. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Tucson to Phoenix, ΑΖ
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Jose to Phoenix, AZ
Avg. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
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Plus
$40 - $60
Platinum
$60 - $80
Ejecutivo
$70 - $100

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Phoenix?

The distance between San Francisco and Phoenix is 1051 km. The road distance is 1208 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Phoenix is to drive which costs $90 and takes 12 h 11 min.

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

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Phoenix is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $140.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Phoenix?

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Phoenix, AZ via San Jose Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & 1St and San Jose. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 39 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from San Francisco to Phoenix, including transfers.