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There are 6 ways to get from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by plane, subway, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to San Francisco  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Francisco (SFO) RNO - SFO

$130 - $750

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Night bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Reno to Millbrae FlixBus

$12 - $27

4 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, BART  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Oakland (OAK) RNO - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Powell St. BART Station
  3. Take the BART from Powell St. BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station

$106 - $486

Fly to San Jose  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Jose (SJC) RNO - SJC

$124 - $459

Burner Express Bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the Burner Express Bus from Reno Airport to San Francisco Black Rock City to San Francisco

$113 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 235.2 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to night bus which costs $12 - $27 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to fly which costs $130 - $750 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Terminal Way at Hyatt Place and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Reno and Millbrae BART-Bay 12 West Busway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Reno Airport (RNO) and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 193 miles. The road distance is 235.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to Burner Express Bus which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $113 - $117.

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to fly from Reno (RNO) to San Francisco (SFO), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Reno station.

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The best way to get from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to fly which takes 1 h 8 min and costs $130 - $750. Alternatively, you can Burner Express Bus, which costs $113 - $117 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Reno Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Millbrae station.

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Map of how to get from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 193.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Reno Airport (RNO), USA and San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA?

United Airlines flies from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) every 4 hours. Alternatively, operates a bus from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) once daily. Tickets cost $108 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Powell St. BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell St. BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Burner Express Bus
Bus from Reno Airport to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
burningman.org
Book at
burnerexpress.burningman.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Reno to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Reno Airport (RNO) to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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United Airlines offers flights from Reno Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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