There are 11 ways to get from Dallas to San Francisco by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Dallas to San Francisco  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to San Francisco (SFO) DAL - SFO

$132 - $434

Cheapest option

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Francisco  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to San Francisco (SFO) DFW - SFO

$128 - $282

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Fly Dallas to Oakland  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Oakland (OAK) DAL - OAK

$176 - $506

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Oakland (OAK) DFW - OAK

$132 - $344

Fly Dallas to San Jose, Caltrain  •  7 h 14 min

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

$186 - $568

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose, Caltrain  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to San Jose (SJC) DFW - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$132 - $426

Bus, night bus  •  37 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1403
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6862 / ...

$175 - $436

Bus  •  38 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1403
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6860 / ...

$173 - $432

Bus via El Monte, Ca  •  40 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to El Monte, Ca 1437 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St via Oakland / ...

$164 - $385

Train, Caltrain  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$292 - $833

Drive  •  28 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Dallas to San Francisco 1741 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dallas to San Francisco is to fly which costs $120 - $290 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to San Francisco is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $130 - $440.

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The distance between Dallas and San Francisco is 2382 km. The road distance is 2786 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Dallas to San Francisco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Dallas, Tx and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dallas to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Dallas Union Station Amtrak and arriving at San Francisco Caltrain via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and San Jose Diridon Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Dallas to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to San Francisco via Los Angeles, Ca in around 38 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Oakland via Burbank
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Oakland via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dallas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas to San Jose via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas to San Jose via Burbank
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas to San Jose via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas to San Jose via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dallas to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dallas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Oakland via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Caltrain
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
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$460 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Dallas, Tx to El Monte, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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