Travel from New-York to San-Francisco

Train, bus or fly from New York to San Francisco?

Delta, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from New York to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to San Francisco via Denver, CO, Reno, NV, and Reno, NV in around 2 days 23 h.

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How to get from New York to San Francisco

ModeDurationPrice
From Penn Station train to Jamaica, NY, AirTrain to New York JFK airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco.8 h 38 min$215
From New York Penn Station train to Newark airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco.8 h 17 min$215
From Penn Station train to Jamaica, NY, AirTrain to New York JFK airport, fly to Oakland airport, BART to Coliseum, then BART to San Francisco.9 h 4 min$259
From Penn Station train to Jamaica, NY, AirTrain to New York JFK airport, fly to San Jose airport, line 10 bus to Santa Clara Caltrain, then Caltrain to San Francisco.10 h 18 min$230
From New York Penn Station train to Newark airport, fly to San Jose airport, line 10 bus to Santa Clara Caltrain, then Caltrain to San Francisco.10 h 6 min$230
From New York Penn Station train to 30th Street Station, train to Philadelphia airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco.9 h 39 min$427
From New York Penn Station train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to Oakland airport, BART to Coliseum, then BART to San Francisco.10 h 2 min$476
From New York, NY bus to Denver, CO, bus to Reno, NV, walk to Reno, NV, then bus to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St.2 days 23 h$334
From New York Penn Station train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Richmond, then BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza.3 days 0 h$921
From New York drive to San Francisco.45 h 19 min$349

How long does it take to get from New York to San Francisco?

It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from New York to San Francisco, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between New York and San Francisco?

No, there is no direct bus from New York to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St via Denver, CO and Reno, NV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

Operators from New York to San Francisco

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ
DeltaDelta
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Virgin AmericaVirgin America
Alaska Airlines, Inc.Alaska Airlines, Inc.
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
BARTBART
Amtrak Northeast Regional+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Northeast Regional
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
Santa Clara VTASanta Clara VTA
CaltrainCaltrain
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
SEPTASEPTA
BWI Airport ShuttleBWI Airport Shuttle
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak