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There are 10 ways to get from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from W Oakland BART to Reno
  2. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Beatty
  3. Take a taxi from Beatty to Death Valley National Park

$186 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Las Vegas Strip
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$75 - $141

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Train, bus, taxi  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Reno Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Sparks, NV to Beatty
  3. Take a taxi from Beatty to Death Valley National Park

$226 - $355

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus, drive  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Las Vegas, NV
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas to Pahrump
  4. Drive from Pahrump to Death Valley National Park

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Barstow, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Barstow to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$123 - $259

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park 532.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly San Francisco to Las Vegas, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) SFO - LAS
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$107 - $344

Fly Oakland to Las Vegas, bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Las Vegas (LAS) OAK - LAS
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$111 - $417

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Las Vegas, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Las Vegas (LAS) SJC - LAS
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$132 - $432

Fly San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SFO - MMH
  2. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park

$155 - $457

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park is to fly and drive which costs $150 - $460 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Death Valley, CA via LA Downtown, Las Vegas @ Caesars Palace and Las Vegas, NV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 3 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Death Valley National Park is 321 miles. The road distance is 532.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 14 h 6 min and costs $180 - $260.

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It takes approximately 14 h 6 min to get from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Death Valley National Park bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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San Francisco to Death Valley National Park bus services, operated by Bundu Bus, arrive at Death Valley, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Death Valley National Park is 532 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to drive from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park.

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  • Distance: 320.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 6 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Death Valley National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park via LA Downtown, Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas @ Caesars Palace, Las Vegas @ Excalibur, Las Vegas, NV, and Death Valley, CA in around 19 h 3 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Reno Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from W Oakland BART to Reno
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Las Vegas Strip
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Beatty
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
Bus from Sparks, NV to Beatty
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
Bus from Las Vegas to Pahrump
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bundu Bus
Website
bundubus.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
bundubus.com
Book at
bundubus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Barstow to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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GotoBus
Other operators
Taxi from Beatty to Death Valley National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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