There are 6 ways to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco by plane, subway, 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 San Francisco  •  3 h 23 min

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

$58 - $255

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Las Vegas, NV to Bakersfield, CA 3612
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak San Joaquins

$57 - $141

4 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, BART  •  3 h 30 min

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

$62 - $327

Fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to San Jose (SJC) LAS - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$82 - $339

Bus  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca 6774

$62 - $150

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  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 drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $55 - $260.

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The distance between Las Vegas and San Francisco is 671 km. The road distance is 915 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Las Vegas to San Francisco, including transfers.

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Las Vegas to San Francisco hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Las Vegas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Las Vegas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Las Vegas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
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 Bakersfield Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators

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