There are 11 ways to get from Pasadena to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by tram, plane, train, subway, 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

Tram to Los Angeles, fly to San Francisco  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) LAX - SFO

$73 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Hollywood Blvd to San Francisco LA-Oakland

$33 - $50

9 alternative options

Tram to Burbank, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO

$72 - $459

Tram to Long Beach, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Francisco (SFO) LGB - SFO

$60 - $250

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Francisco  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Francisco (SFO) SNA - SFO

$102 - $297

Tram to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum to Powell St.
  4. Take the BART from Powell St. to San Francisco International Airport

$118 - $449

Tram, train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland, BART  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  3. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum to Powell St.
  5. Take the BART from Powell St. to San Francisco International Airport

$137 - $619

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Oakland, CA via Oakland

$39 - $62

Amtrak Thruway, train, BART  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Pasadena, CA - Hilton to Bakersfield, CA
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport

$63 - $151

Train, Caltrain  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Bullet / ...

$74 - $191

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 377.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 11 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasadena to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to tram and fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $70 - $250.

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The distance between Pasadena and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 543 km. The road distance is 605 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Pasadena to San Francisco Airport (SFO), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Colorado / Garfield and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Hollywood Blvd and Folsom St & Beale St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Pasadena, CA, USA and San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Pasadena to San Francisco Airport (SFO) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pasadena to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Union Station - Metro Gold Line, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 12 h 36 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Powell St.
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Powell St. to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators

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