There are 8 ways to get from Lompoc to San Francisco by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, Caltrain  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lompoc-Surf Amtrak to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
  2. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$114 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 9 min

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

$40 - $87

6 alternative options

Bus via San Jose, Ca  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6742 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6860 / ...

$48 - $102

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Lompoc to San Francisco 293.6 miles

$28 - $45

Bus, bus to San Luis Obispo County Apt, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Mission Plaza to Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to Government Center Osos & Palm
  3. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to San Francisco (SFO) SBP - SFO

Bus, bus to Santa Barbara, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Mission Plaza to Santa Maria Public Airport
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
  3. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to San Francisco (SFO) SBA - SFO

$257 - $473

Train to Burbank, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lompoc-Surf Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK

$181 - $564

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Oakland  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK

$127 - $290

Questions & Answers

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 takes 5 h 1 min and costs $28 - $45.

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The distance between Lompoc and San Francisco is 391 km. The road distance is 470 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Lompoc to San Francisco, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Lompoc to San Francisco via Lompoc-Surf Amtrak, San Luis Obispo Amtrak, San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 8 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lompoc to San Francisco via Mission Plaza, Transit Center, Santa Maria, Ca, and San Jose, Ca in around 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
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
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lompoc-Surf Amtrak to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
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 Lompoc-Surf Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
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.

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 Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Santa Maria, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Santa Maria Area Transit
Website
cityofsantamaria.org
Bus from Mission Plaza to Transit Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
breezebus.com
Bus from Mission Plaza to Santa Maria Public Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
breezebus.com
BREEZE
$2
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
slorta.org
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com

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