There are 10 ways to get from Cincinnati to San Francisco by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Covington to San Francisco  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to San Francisco (SFO) CVG - SFO

$118 - $661

9 alternative options

Fly Covington to Oakland  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Oakland (OAK) CVG - OAK

$232 - $1,113

Fly Covington to San Jose, Caltrain  •  8 h 35 min

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

$192 - $715

Bus to Columbus, fly to Oakland  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Oakland (OAK) CMH - OAK

$240 - $1,003

Bus to Indianapolis, fly to San Francisco  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to San Francisco (SFO) IND - SFO

$180 - $683

Bus to Indianapolis, fly to Oakland  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Oakland (OAK) IND - OAK

$234 - $585

Megabus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the Megabus from University of Cincinnati to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak California Zephyr

$323 - $947

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Las Vegas, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca

$260 - $673

Bus, train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO
  3. Take the train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak

$322 - $789

Drive  •  36 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to San Francisco 2393.3 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to San Francisco is to fly which costs $110 - $700 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to San Francisco is to fly which costs $110 - $700 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and San Francisco is 2050 miles. The road distance is 2393.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Cincinnati to San Francisco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Columbus, Oh, Las Vegas, Nv and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Cincinnati to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cincinnati to San Francisco via Columbus, Oh, Las Vegas, Nv, and Oakland, Ca in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $3,000
Flights from Covington to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $3,000
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Chicago Midway, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Columbus to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Columbus to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Columbus to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Columbus to Oakland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Covington to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Covington to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Covington to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Covington to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Covington to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Covington to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Covington to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
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
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
42 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $310
Flexible
$360 - $470
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Chicago
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
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