There are 9 ways to get from El Paso 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 to Oakland  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Oakland (OAK) ELP - OAK

$222 - $362

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  25 h 10 min

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

$117 - $290

7 alternative options

Fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to San Francisco (SFO) ELP - SFO

$158 - $710

Fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to San Jose (SJC) ELP - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$162 - $714

Fly to Stockton, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Stockton (SCK) ELP - SCK
  2. Take the train from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak

$178 - $634

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA Southern CA-Northern CA

$136 - $166

Train, bus  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burbank to Oakland, CA via Oakland

$150 - $378

Train  •  29 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$184 - $519

Drive  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Drive from El Paso to San Francisco 1187.5 miles

$110 - $170

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

American Airlines, Allegiant Air and Southwest Airlines fly from El Paso to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Paso to San Francisco via Los Angeles, Broadway / 7th, Broadway / College, and Los Angeles, CA in around 21 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Oakland via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from El Paso to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from El Paso to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from El Paso to Stockton via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Stockton via San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from El Paso to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from El Paso to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Paso, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between El Paso and San Francisco is 1599 km. The road distance is 1900 km.

The cheapest way to get from El Paso to San Francisco is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from El Paso to San Francisco is to fly which takes 6 h 32 min and costs $220 - $370.

No, there is no direct bus from El Paso to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from El Paso, TX and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Broadway / 7th and Los Angeles, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from El Paso to San Francisco, including transfers.