There are 11 ways to get from Manhattan to San Francisco by plane, shuttle, bus, taxi, train 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.

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Fly Manhattan to San Francisco  •  6 h 58 min

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

$365 - $1,343

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Shuttle, bus  •  44 h 2 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA

$217 - $472

9 alternative options

Fly Manhattan to Oakland  •  7 h 40 min

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

$409 - $1,445

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to San Francisco  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to San Francisco (SFO) MCI - SFO

$270 - $871

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Oakland  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Oakland (OAK) MCI - OAK

$274 - $593

Fly Manhattan to San Jose  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to San Jose (SJC) MHK - SJC

$400 - $1,388

Bus  •  40 h 26 min

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

$228 - $521

Taxi, train, bus  •  43 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Topeka Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Burbank to San Francisco

$367 - $846

Bus, train  •  45 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Granby, CO
  3. Take the train from Granby Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station

$352 - $771

Taxi, train  •  47 h 16 min

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

$421 - $1,019

Drive  •  26 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to San Francisco 1763.5 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

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 which takes 40 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min 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 6 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 40 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to San Francisco Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 13 min and has one stopover.

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San Francisco is 2 h behind Manhattan. It is currently 5:37 AM in Manhattan and 3:37 AM in San Francisco.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to San Francisco is 1763 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 17 min to drive from Manhattan to San Francisco.

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

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There are 609+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $115 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 .

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 1404.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

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, and Oakland, Ca in around 40 h 26 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Manhattan to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Manhattan to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Manhattan to Oakland via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Kansas City to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Topeka Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$460 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Train from Granby Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
30 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46 - $50
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.

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 Junction City to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
33 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $240
Flexible
$280 - $370
Bus from Junction City to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Home James Transportation
Website
homejamestransportation.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Granby, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
homejamestransportation.com
Book at
homejamestransportation.hudsonltd.net
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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