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There are 9 ways to get from Lompoc to San Francisco by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Amtrak  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to Grover Beach Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Grover Beach Amtrak to San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6766 / ...

$40 - $87

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Bus, train, Caltrain  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$51 - $112

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Lompoc to San Francisco 293.6 miles

$28 - $45

Bus to San Luis Obispo County Apt, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to San Francisco (SFO) SBP - SFO

$128 - $273

Bus to Santa Barbara, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to San Francisco (SFO) SBA - SFO

$220 - $435

Bus to Santa Barbara, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Oakland (OAK) SBA - OAK

$90 - $367

Bus, train to Burbank, fly to Oakland  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Burbank Amtrak
  3. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK

$134 - $491

Bus, bus to Bakersfield, fly to San Francisco  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  3. Fly from Bakersfield (BFL) to San Francisco (SFO) BFL - SFO

$245 - $464

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The cheapest way to get from Lompoc to San Francisco is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lompoc to San Francisco is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lompoc to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop and arriving at San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal via Grover Beach Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Lompoc and San Francisco is 244 miles. The road distance is 293.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Lompoc to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Lompoc to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Lompoc to San Francisco bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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The quickest flight from San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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Lompoc to San Francisco bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lompoc to San Francisco is 294 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Lompoc to San Francisco.

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  • Distance: 244.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Lompoc to San Francisco via Grover Beach Amtrak in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Bakersfield to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
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 San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to Grover Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grover Beach Amtrak to San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lompoc Amtrak Bus Stop to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Maria, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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United Airlines offers flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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