There are 8 ways to get from Mankato to San Francisco by bus, plane, 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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Bus, fly to San Francisco  •  7 h 33 min

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

$172 - $406

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Bus, fly to Oakland  •  7 h 39 min

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

$206 - $478

Bus, fly to San Jose  •  9 h 26 min

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

$227 - $501

Bus, fly to Santa Rosa, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Santa Rosa (STS) MSP - STS
  3. Take the train from Sonoma County Airport to San Rafael

$249 - $706

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Kansas City, MO 801 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca

$253 - $611

Bus, train via Portland Union Station  •  2 days 12 h

  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

$360 - $1,034

Bus, train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  4. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station

$332 - $935

Drive  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Mankato to San Francisco 1977 miles

$190 - $280

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Mankato to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Mankato and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Albert Lea, MN, Kansas City, Mo, Las Vegas, Nv and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Mankato and San Francisco is 1547 miles. The road distance is 1977 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 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min 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 San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 3 min.

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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 2 h behind Mankato. It is currently 3:08 AM in Mankato and 1:08 AM in San Francisco.

Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to San Francisco is 1977 miles. It takes approximately 30 h 27 min to drive from Mankato to San Francisco.

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Frontier Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mankato to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 1546.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

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, and Oakland, Ca in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Santa Rosa via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Santa Rosa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Santa Rosa via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Sonoma County Airport to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
37 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Train from Portland Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
47 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$460 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
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
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
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
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