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

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Fly Buffalo to San Francisco  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to San Francisco (SFO) BUF - SFO

$200 - $713

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Fly Buffalo to Oakland  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Oakland (OAK) BUF - OAK

$224 - $765

Train to Toronto, fly to San Francisco  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Francisco (SFO) YYZ - SFO

$252 - $552

Fly Buffalo to San Jose  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to San Jose (SJC) BUF - SJC

$255 - $478

Train to Toronto, fly to Oakland  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Oakland (OAK) YYZ - OAK

$246 - $704

Train to Toronto, fly to San Jose  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Jose (SJC) YYZ - SJC

$247 - $547

Train  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond Amtrak

$390 - $1,165

Bus, train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON 326 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond Amtrak

$351 - $1,058

Bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA

$303 - $715

Drive  •  41 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to San Francisco 2658 miles

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 10 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Niagara Falls to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from 3rd St & Niagara St and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Buffalo, NY, Columbus, Oh, Broadway / 7th and Los Angeles, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and San Francisco is 2297 miles. The road distance is 2658 miles.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco without a car is to train which takes 2 days 18 h and costs $390 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Niagara Falls to San Francisco bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Buffalo, NY station.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco is to fly which takes 10 h 32 min and costs $200 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $390 - $1,200 and takes 2 days 18 h, you could also bus, which costs $300 - $750 and takes 2 days 22 h.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to San Francisco Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Niagara Falls to San Francisco bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, arrive at San Francisco, CA station.

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Map of how to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 2297.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 32 min

What companies run services between Niagara Falls, NY, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Niagara Falls to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Niagara Falls to San Francisco via Buffalo Depew Station, Chicago Union Station, Richmond Amtrak, and Richmond BART Station in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Orlando
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Las Vegas, Burbank
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Orlando
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$14 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Twice 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
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
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 Niagara Falls, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $340
Flexible
$400 - $550
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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San Francisco is 3 h behind Niagara Falls. It is currently 5:44 PM in Niagara Falls and 2:44 PM in San Francisco.

Yes, the driving distance between Niagara Falls to San Francisco is 2658 miles. It takes approximately 41 h 9 min to drive from Niagara Falls to San Francisco.

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American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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