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

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Fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to San Francisco (SFO) YYC - SFO

$134 - $367

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Fly to Oakland  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Oakland (OAK) YYC - OAK

$168 - $569

Fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to San Jose (SJC) YYC - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$159 - $482

Bus  •  40 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca

$156 - $389

Bus, train  •  43 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  3. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station

$212 - $569

Drive  •  24 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to San Francisco 1325.4 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to San Francisco is to fly and Caltrain which costs $200 - $650 and takes 9 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to San Francisco is to fly which costs $170 - $480 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Calgary and San Francisco is 1615 km. The road distance is 2120.6 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 40 h 35 min and costs $200 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Calgary to San Francisco, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Calgary to San Francisco is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs $170 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 40 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 53 min.

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San Francisco is 1 h behind Calgary. It is currently 6:32 PM in Calgary and 5:32 PM in San Francisco.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to San Francisco is 2121 km. It takes approximately 24 h 59 min to drive from Calgary to San Francisco.

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United Airlines, Delta, WestJet and two other airlines offer flights from Calgary Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 1009.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and San Francisco, CA, USA?

WestJet, Air Canada and five other airlines fly from Calgary to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland BART Station in around 40 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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