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There are 5 ways to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco by plane, subway, bus or car

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Fly to San Francisco  •  3h 29m

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to San Francisco (SFO) LAS - SFO

$62 - $255

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Bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas Downtown to San Francisco FlixBus

$20 - $35

3 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, BART  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Oakland (OAK) LAS - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$66 - $327

Fly to San Jose, BART  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to San Jose (SJC) LAS - SJC
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$127 - $380

Drive  •  9h 29m

  1. Drive from Las Vegas to San Francisco 572.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco is to bus which costs $20 - $35 and takes 11h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco is to fly which costs $60 - $260 and takes 3h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Las Vegas Downtown and arriving at San Francisco. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 40m.

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The distance between Las Vegas and San Francisco is 419 miles. The road distance is 572.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 11h 40m and costs $20 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Las Vegas to San Francisco bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Las Vegas Downtown station.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco is to fly which takes 3h 29m and costs $60 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $35 and takes 11h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Las Vegas Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Las Vegas to San Francisco bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Francisco station.

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Map of how to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 419.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Las Vegas, NV, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from Las Vegas to San Francisco once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 11h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Las Vegas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Las Vegas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Las Vegas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Las Vegas Downtown to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Las Vegas to San Francisco is 572 miles. It takes approximately 9h 29m to drive from Las Vegas to San Francisco.

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Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Las Vegas Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 624+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to Las Vegas Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs $6.

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