There are 7 ways to get from Cleveland to San Francisco by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Cleveland to San Francisco  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to San Francisco (SFO) CLE - SFO

$158 - $662

6 alternative options

Fly Cleveland to Oakland  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Oakland (OAK) CLE - OAK

$202 - $764

Fly Cleveland to San Jose, Caltrain  •  10 h 24 min

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

$252 - $916

Bus to Columbus, fly to Oakland  •  9 h 38 min

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

$243 - $1,011

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, 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

$263 - $681

Train  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak California Zephyr

$351 - $1,054

Drive  •  37 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to San Francisco 2475.1 miles

$240 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to San Francisco is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to San Francisco is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and San Francisco is 2175 miles. The road distance is 2475.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Cleveland to San Francisco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Columbus, Oh, Las Vegas, Nv and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12 h.

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

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cleveland to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to San Francisco via Columbus, Oh, Las Vegas, Nv, and Oakland, Ca in around 2 days 12 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Cleveland to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Cleveland to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Cleveland to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
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
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 Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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

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