There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station by plane, subway, bus, train, night 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 Los Angeles to San Francisco  •  2 h 57 min

  1. LAX - SFO

$74 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. LA-Oakland

$36 - $54

6 alternative options

Fly Burbank to San Francisco  •  2 h 52 min

  1. BUR - SFO

$72 - $459

Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 5 min

  1. BUR - OAK

$118 - $449

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 52 min

$42 - $54

Train, Caltrain  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Coast Starlight
  2. Bullet / ...

$78 - $194

Night bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. 6862 / ...

$47 - $106

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. 377.1 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and San Francisco International Airport Station, CA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 22 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
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
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Powell St.
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Powell St. to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to West Oakland, CA
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and San Francisco International Airport Station is 545 km. The road distance is 603 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 10 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station is to fly which takes 2 h 52 min and costs $70 - $460.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Townsend St & 5Th St and Potrero Ave & 24th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station, including transfers.

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