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There are 6 ways to get from Provo to San Francisco by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Provo Central Station to North Temple Station
  2. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Oakland (OAK) SLC - OAK

$96 - $406

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound, bus  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Provo to Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT
  2. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Reno, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Reno to San Francisco

$70 - $172

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Train, fly to San Francisco  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Provo Central Station to North Temple Station
  2. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to San Francisco (SFO) SLC - SFO

$92 - $244

Train, fly to San Jose  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Provo Central Station to North Temple Station
  2. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to San Jose (SJC) SLC - SJC

$126 - $260

Train  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Provo Amtrak to Richmond Amtrak California Zephyr

$119 - $332

Drive  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Provo to San Francisco 783 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Provo to San Francisco is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 11 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Provo to San Francisco is to train and fly which costs $95 - $410 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Provo to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Provo and arriving at San Francisco via Salt Lake City, Ut and Reno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 1 min.

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The distance between Provo and San Francisco is 605 miles. The road distance is 783 miles.

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The best way to get from Provo to San Francisco without a car is to Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus which takes 17 h 1 min and costs $70 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Provo to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Provo to San Francisco bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Provo station.

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The best way to get from Provo to San Francisco is to Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus which takes 17 h 1 min and costs $70 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $340 and takes 20 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Provo to San Francisco bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Francisco station.

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Map of how to get from Provo to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 605.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Provo, UT, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Provo to San Francisco via Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT, Salt Lake City, Ut, Reno, Nv, and Reno in around 17 h 1 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Provo to San Francisco twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $330 and the journey takes 19 h 33 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Salt Lake City to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Salt Lake City to Oakland via Burbank
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Utah Transit Authority
Website
rideuta.com
Train from Provo Central Station to North Temple Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
rideuta.com
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 Provo Amtrak to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Room
$460 - $650
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Provo to Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 Provo to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Reno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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More Questions & Answers

San Francisco is 1 h behind Provo. It is currently 4:44 AM in Provo and 3:44 AM in San Francisco.

Yes, the driving distance between Provo to San Francisco is 783 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 59 min to drive from Provo to San Francisco.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Oakland Airport.

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There are 612+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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