There are 11 ways to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station by plane, subway, train, tram, bus, 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 48 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) LAX - SFO

$71 - $248

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA LA-Oakland

$35 - $49

9 alternative options

Fly Burbank to San Francisco  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO

$70 - $457

Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Powell St.
  3. Take the BART from Powell St. to San Francisco International Airport

$116 - $447

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Francisco  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Francisco (SFO) ONT - SFO

$120 - $514

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Francisco (SFO) SNA - SFO

$115 - $325

Tram to Long Beach, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Francisco (SFO) LGB - SFO

$54 - $244

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Oakland, CA

$41 - $59

Train, Caltrain  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Bullet / ...

$75 - $190

Night bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6862 / ...

$47 - $106

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station 377.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station is to fly which costs $70 - $460 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and San Francisco International Airport Station is 340 miles. The road distance is 377.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco International Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 340.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. 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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
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
Every day
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Boltbus
Greyhound USA
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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 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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