There are 11 ways to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco by bus, plane, subway, train, night 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

Line 1 bus, line 79 bus to Santa Ana, fly to San Francisco  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Laguna to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2 to Campus-University Center
  3. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Francisco (SFO) SNA - SFO

$102 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Coast-Laguna to 7Th-Channel 1
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St via Oakland / ...

$14 - $69

9 alternative options

Line 1 bus, line 79 bus to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Laguna to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2 to Campus-University Center
  3. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Oakland (OAK) SNA - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$111 - $629

Bus to Long Beach, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Coast-Laguna to 7Th-Channel
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK

$61 - $292

Line 83 bus, bus to Los Angeles, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 83 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas
  2. Take the bus from Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) LAX - SFO

$100 - $298

Fly Santa Ana to San Jose, Caltrain  •  6 h 36 min

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

$76 - $271

Train to Burbank, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK

$133 - $495

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Westminster, CA to San Francisco, CA Southern CA-Northern CA

$84 - $99

Train  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$98 - $263

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9488 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6862 / ...

$56 - $139

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Laguna Beach to San Francisco 434.2 miles

$40 - $65

What companies run services between Laguna Beach, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Xe Do Hoang Transportation operates a bus from Laguna Beach to San Francisco once daily. Tickets cost $78 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Laguna Beach to San Francisco via Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 4, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5, Santa Ana-Santiago, Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Oakland Jack London Square Station, and Lake Merritt in around 15 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
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 Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Coast-Laguna to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2 to Campus-University Center
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Coast-Laguna to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Gray Line AH
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com
Book at
dre.coachusa.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Westminster, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Anaheim to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Laguna Beach and San Francisco is 630 km. The road distance is 695 km.

The cheapest way to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco is to bus which costs $14 - $70 and takes 12 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco is to line 1 bus and line 79 bus and fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $100 - $310.

No, there is no direct bus from Laguna Beach to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Coast-Laguna and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2, Newport-Bryan and Westminster, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco, including transfers.