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 3 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to San Francisco (SFO) MIA - SFO

$151 - $384

11 alternative options

Fly Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to San Francisco (SFO) FLL - SFO

$151 - $366

Fly Miami to Oakland  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Oakland (OAK) MIA - OAK

$205 - $446

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Oakland  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Oakland (OAK) FLL - OAK

$175 - $408

Fly Miami to San Jose, Caltrain  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to San Jose (SJC) MIA - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$195 - $378

Bus to Orlando, fly to San Francisco  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel to Orlando International Airport, FL
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to San Francisco (SFO) MCO - SFO

$185 - $458

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Francisco, Ca

$317 - $812

Bus, train  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Lafayette, La
  3. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station

$407 - $1,166

Bus, train via Tallahassee, Fl  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Lafayette, La
  3. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA

$367 - $1,022

Train  •  4 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak

$545 - $1,667

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  4 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak

$565 - $1,697

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from Miami to San Francisco 3099.5 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Miami to San Francisco is to fly which costs $150 - $370 and takes 9 h 1 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Miami to San Francisco is to fly which costs $150 - $390 and takes 8 h 3 min.

More details

The distance between Miami and San Francisco is 2606 miles. The road distance is 3099.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Miami to San Francisco, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Miami to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Nw 6 St & 1 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.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Miami to San Francisco is 3099 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 1 h to drive from Miami to San Francisco.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Miami to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 2605.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min

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

American Airlines, United 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Tampa, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Pensacola, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Austin, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Jacksonville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Tampa, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Tallahassee, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Tampa, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oakland via Columbus
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Miami to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Orlando to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Miami to Oakland via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
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
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Contact Details
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
3 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
3 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
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel to Orlando International Airport, FL
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
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

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