There are 10 ways to get from Mankato to San Francisco by bus, plane, shuttle, train or car

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Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Oakland  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Oakland (OAK) MSP - OAK

$106 - $508

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Shuttle to Rochester, fly to Oakland  •  12h 17m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
  2. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Oakland (OAK) RST - OAK

$91 - $533

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Bus to Minneapolis, fly to San Francisco  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Francisco (SFO) MSP - SFO

$139 - $332

Shuttle to Rochester, fly to San Francisco  •  10h 43m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
  2. Fly from Rochester (RST) to San Francisco (SFO) RST - SFO

$114 - $477

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Jose (SJC) MSP - SJC
  3. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$167 - $404

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Sacramento, train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Sacramento (SMF) MSP - SMF
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak

$178 - $555

Bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Kansas City, MO 803
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca

$262 - $411

Bus, train  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Des Moines, IA 803
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Lincoln, NE
  4. Take the train from Lincoln Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak

$234 - $360

Bus, train via Portland  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station
  3. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station

$275 - $408

Drive  •  30h 13m

  1. Drive from Mankato to San Francisco 1943.8 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Mankato to San Francisco is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $340 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to San Francisco is to bus and fly which costs $100 - $550 and takes 7h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mankato to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Mankato and arriving at Salesforce Transit Center Bay 30 via Albert Lea, MN, Kansas City, Mo, Las Vegas, Nv and Thomas L Berkley Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5h.

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The distance between Mankato and San Francisco is 1547 miles. The road distance is 1943.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Mankato to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 5h and costs $260 - $420.

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It takes approximately 7h 36m to get from Mankato to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Mankato to San Francisco bus services, operated by Land to Air Express, depart from Mankato station.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 55m.

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Mankato to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oakland, Ca station.

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San Francisco is 2h behind Mankato. It is currently 11:56 AM in Mankato and 9:56 AM in San Francisco.

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

You can take a bus from Mankato to San Francisco via Albert Lea. MN, Albert Lea, MN, Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, Las Vegas, Nv, Oakland, Ca, and Thomas L Berkley Way in around 2 days 5h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Minneapolis, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Minneapolis, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Minneapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Minneapolis, San Diego
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco via Minneapolis, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Minneapolis, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Minneapolis to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Rochester to Oakland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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 Sacramento Valley Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Lincoln Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Premium
$460 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Seat
$380 - $550
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
37h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Premium
$460 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Seat
$380 - $550
Train from Portland Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $240
Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Shuttle from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $65
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Kansas City, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $190
Flexible
$190 - $280
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
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to San Francisco is 1944 miles. It takes approximately 30h 13m to drive from Mankato to San Francisco.

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Spirit Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Oakland 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 Mankato to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 45m and costs $11 - $65.

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