There are 9 ways to get from Niagara Falls 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 Buffalo to San Francisco  •  10 h 6 min

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

$201 - $728

8 alternative options

Fly Buffalo to Oakland  •  10 h 3 min

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

$225 - $780

Train to Toronto, fly to San Francisco  •  10 h 28 min

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

$221 - $544

Fly Buffalo to San Jose, Caltrain  •  11 h 41 min

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

$215 - $452

Train to Toronto, fly to Oakland  •  12 h 18 min

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

$215 - $696

Train  •  2 days 18 h

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

$390 - $1,183

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 Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak

$352 - $1,045

Bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Las Vegas, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca

$300 - $803

Drive  •  41 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to San Francisco 2658 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco is to fly and Caltrain which costs $210 - $460 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco is to fly which costs $220 - $800 and takes 10 h 3 min.

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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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It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to get from Niagara Falls to San Francisco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Niagara Falls to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Main St & Walnut Ave and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Buffalo, Ny, Erie, Pa, Pittsburgh, Pa, Las Vegas, Nv and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

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There are 652+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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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 6 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Niagara Falls to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Niagara Falls to San Francisco via Buffalo, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, and Richmond 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Orlando
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Chicago Midway, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Orlando
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 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 Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Oakland via Boston
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Niagara Falls GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
gotransit.com
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 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 Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 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 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
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
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 Niagara Falls, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
47 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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

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