There are 8 ways to get from Flagstaff to San Francisco by plane, shuttle, bus, train 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.

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Fly Flagstaff to San Francisco  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Flagstaff (FLG) to San Francisco (SFO) FLG - SFO

$120 - $426

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Bus  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Flagstaff, Az to Las Vegas, Nv 6362
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca 6774

$90 - $232

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Fly Flagstaff to Oakland  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Flagstaff (FLG) to Oakland (OAK) FLG - OAK

$164 - $428

Fly Flagstaff to San Jose  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Flagstaff (FLG) to San Jose (SJC) FLG - SJC

$160 - $461

Shuttle to Phoenix, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from NAU Dome to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Francisco (SFO) PHX - SFO

$144 - $426

Train, bus  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Burbank to San Francisco FlixBus

$100 - $254

Train  •  24 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$154 - $427

Drive  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Flagstaff to San Francisco 768.8 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Flagstaff and San Francisco is 627 miles. The road distance is 768.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Flagstaff to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Flagstaff to San Francisco, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Flagstaff to San Francisco is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 48 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 24 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Flagstaff Airport to San Francisco Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 23 min and has one stopover.

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San Francisco is 1 h behind Flagstaff. It is currently 12:16 AM in Flagstaff and 12:16 AM in San Francisco.

Yes, the driving distance between Flagstaff to San Francisco is 769 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 21 min to drive from Flagstaff to San Francisco.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Flagstaff Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 609+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Flagstaff to Flagstaff Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Flagstaff to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 627.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Flagstaff, AZ, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Flagstaff to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Flagstaff to San Francisco via Las Vegas, Nv, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland BART Station in around 19 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Flagstaff to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Flagstaff to San Francisco via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Flagstaff to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Flagstaff to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Flagstaff to San Jose via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Flagstaff to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Flagstaff to San Francisco via Denver, Reno
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Flagstaff to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Flagstaff to Oakland via Phoenix, Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,700
Flights from Flagstaff to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Flagstaff to San Jose via Phoenix, San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,400
Flights from Flagstaff to San Jose via Phoenix, Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,400
Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
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
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Shuttle from NAU Dome to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
arizonashuttle.com
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 Flagstaff, Az to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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