There are 12 ways to get from Miami to San Francisco by plane, train, 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 Miami to San Francisco  •  8 h 19 min

  1. MIA - SFO

$151 - $384

11 alternative options

Fly Miami to Oakland  •  9 h 51 min

  1. MIA - OAK

$205 - $446

Fly Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco  •  9 h 12 min

  1. FLL - SFO

$151 - $366

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Oakland  •  10 h 49 min

  1. FLL - OAK

$175 - $408

Fly Miami to San Jose, Caltrain  •  11 h 28 min

  1. MIA - SJC

$195 - $378

Fly Fort Lauderdale to San Jose, Caltrain  •  12 h 22 min

  1. FLL - SJC

$185 - $450

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

$317 - $812

Bus, train  •  3 days 8 h

$407 - $1,166

Bus, train via Tallahassee, Fl  •  3 days 11 h

$367 - $1,022

Train  •  4 days 0 h

$545 - $1,667

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  4 days 6 h

$565 - $1,697

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. 3099.5 miles

$300 - $440

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Miami to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to San Francisco via Airport Station, Miami, Fl, Atlanta, Ga, Dallas, Tx, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 3 days 0 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Orlando
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Columbus
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Austin
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
13 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12 h 24 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 11 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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
Train from Miami Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Train from Miami Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Miami, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Miami and San Francisco is 4169 km. The road distance is 4959 km.

The cheapest way to get from Miami to San Francisco is to fly which costs $150 - $370 and takes 9 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Miami to San Francisco is to fly which takes 8 h 19 min and costs $150 - $390.

No, there is no direct bus from Miami to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Nw 6 St & 2 Av and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Miami, Fl, Atlanta, Ga, Dallas, Tx and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0 h.

It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Miami to San Francisco, including transfers.