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

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Fly Manhattan to San Francisco  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to San Francisco (SFO) MHK - SFO

$127 - $449

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Fly Manhattan to Oakland  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Oakland (OAK) MHK - OAK

$179 - $645

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Oakland  •  8h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Oakland (OAK) MCI - OAK

$229 - $720

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to San Francisco  •  8h 41m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to San Francisco (SFO) MCI - SFO

$172 - $514

Bus, night bus  •  39h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Las Vegas, Nv 1675
  2. Take the night bus from Downtown Las Vegas to San Francisco FlixBus

$195 - $269

Bus  •  40h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Las Vegas, Nv 1675
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca 6774

$237 - $330

Bus, train  •  44h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Denver, Co 1675 / ...
  2. Take the train from Denver Union Station to Richmond Amtrak California Zephyr

$240 - $339

Drive, train  •  47h 17m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station

$223 - $327

Drive  •  26h 16m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to San Francisco 1763.5 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to San Francisco is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 26h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to San Francisco is to fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 7h 45m.

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The distance between Manhattan and San Francisco is 1405 miles. The road distance is 1763.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to San Francisco without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 39h 13m and costs $190 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7h 50m to get from Manhattan to San Francisco, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to San Francisco is to fly which takes 7h 50m and costs $120 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $330 and takes 40h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to San Francisco Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 59m and has one stopover.

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San Francisco is 2h behind Manhattan. It is currently 2:11 PM in Manhattan and 12:11 PM in San Francisco.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to San Francisco is 1763 miles. It takes approximately 26h 16m to drive from Manhattan to San Francisco.

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

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to San Francisco via Junction City, Las Vegas, Nv, Oakland, Ca, and Thomas L Berkley Way in around 40h 52m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Manhattan to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Manhattan to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Manhattan to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Manhattan to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Manhattan to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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 Denver Union Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
33h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Premium
$440 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $490
Business Seat
$360 - $550
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Arrival Shuttle
Phone
785.209.3090
Email
support@arrivalshuttle.com
Website
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.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
Bus from Junction City to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $170
Flexible
$180 - $260
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $90
Flexible
$95 - $140
Bus from Junction City to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Downtown Las Vegas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 672+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manhattan Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $29 - $35.

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