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There are 4 ways to get from Calgary to San Francisco by plane, bus or car

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Fly to San Francisco  •  6 h

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

$134 - $367

3 alternative options

Fly to Oakland  •  8 h 8 min

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

$168 - $569

Bus  •  41 h 59 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 San Francisco, Ca

$202 - $397

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 which costs $170 - $480 and takes 6 h.

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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.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Eb 40 Av Nw @ 4 St Nw and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Calgary, AB, Vancouver, Bc and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 59 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 41 h 59 min and costs $260 - $550.

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

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Calgary to San Francisco bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to San Francisco is to fly which takes 6 h and costs $170 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $550 and takes 41 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 52 min.

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Calgary to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca station.

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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

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

WestJet, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Calgary to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to San Francisco via Eb 32 Av Ne @ 26 St Ne, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, and Sacramento, Ca in around 41 h 59 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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San Francisco is 1 h behind Calgary. It is currently 1:16 AM in Calgary and 12:16 AM 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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Delta, WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Calgary Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 612+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 34 min and costs $10.

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