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There are 7 ways to get from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly to San Francisco  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to San Francisco (SFO) MCI - SFO

$168 - $378

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Fly to Oakland  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Oakland (OAK) MCI - OAK

$160 - $370

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Fly to San Jose  •  8h 59m

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to San Jose (SJC) MCI - SJC

$312 - $1,208

Train, night bus  •  43h 48m

  1. Take the train from Lawrence Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Southwest Chief
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Redwood City Station N2002

Train, Caltrain  •  46h 49m

  1. Take the train from Lawrence Amtrak Station to Los Angeles
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to San Jose
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain

$231 - $325

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the night bus from Lawrence to Kansas City
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City to Los Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco

$222 - $307

Drive  •  27h 30m

  1. Drive from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 1845.4 miles

$180 - $270

Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by train, walk, night bus and bus

The journey time between Lawrence and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is around 2 days 10h and covers a distance of around 2147 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 10h. Operated by Amtrak, FlixBus-us and SamTrans, the Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) service departs from Lawrence Amtrak Station and arrives in SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 10h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 10h
Journey distance:
2147 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
225 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
23:49
Last service departs at:
23:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train, walk, night bus and bus schedules

Lawrence → San Francisco Airport (SFO)
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The cost-effective way to get from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to fly, which costs $160 - $370 and takes 7h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to fly which costs $160 - $380 and takes 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Lawrence and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Kansas City, Los Angeles and Mission St & 1st St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lawrence station to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Lawrence Amtrak Station and arriving at San Francisco International Airport via Los Angeles, San Jose Diridon Caltrain and Millbrae. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 49m.

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The distance between Lawrence and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 1479 miles. The road distance is 1845.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to train and night bus which takes 43h 48m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO), including transfers.

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Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Lawrence station.

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Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Lawrence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to fly which takes 6h 4m and costs $160 - $380. Alternatively, you can train and Caltrain, which costs $230 - $330 and takes 46h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 1478.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Lawrence, KS, USA and San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Los Angeles, San Jose, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, Millbrae Caltrain, and Millbrae in around 46h 49m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $380
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $420
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $440
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $470
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $3,400
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lawrence Amtrak Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
34h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Premium
$440 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $500
Business Seat
$360 - $550
Train from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Redwood City Station
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.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
Night bus from Lawrence to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Kansas City to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
35h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$160 - $220
Flexible
$220 - $330
Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110

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The quickest flight from Kansas City Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 55m.

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Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 2h behind Lawrence. It is currently 5:18 PM in Lawrence and 3:18 PM in San Francisco Airport (SFO).

Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Millbrae Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 1845 miles. It takes approximately 27h 30m to drive from Lawrence to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 414+ hotels available in San Francisco Airport (SFO). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lawrence to Kansas City Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h and costs $79.

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