There are 10 ways to get from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to Oakland  •  6 h 2 min

  1. SAT - OAK

$251 - $1,012

Cheapest option

Fly San Antonio to San Jose, Caltrain  •  7 h 35 min

  1. SAT - SJC

$151 - $614

8 alternative options

Fly San Antonio to San Francisco  •  6 h 22 min

  1. SAT - SFO

$177 - $1,310

Bus to Austin, fly to San Francisco  •  8 h 10 min

  1. AUS - SFO

$173 - $489

Bus to Austin, fly to Oakland  •  8 h 26 min

  1. AUS - OAK

$187 - $751

Train, bus  •  37 h 58 min

  1. Sunset Limited / ...
  2. via Oakland

$220 - $592

Bus Greyhound USA  •  38 h 2 min

$170 - $425

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  40 h 55 min

  1. Reynosa-Tijuana / ...
  2. Southern CA-Northern CA

$182 - $247

Train  •  41 h 38 min

  1. Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Coast Starlight

$254 - $733

Drive  •  28 h 7 min

  1. 1742.1 miles

$170 - $250

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from San Antonio to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Antonio to San Francisco via Los Angeles, Ca, San Jose, Ca, and San Jose, CA in around 38 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Austin to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $3,400
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $3,400
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $3,400
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $3,800
Flights from Austin to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Austin to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Train operators
Caltrain
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Burbank to Oakland, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Antonio and San Francisco is 2394 km. The road distance is 2787 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to San Francisco is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 28 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from San Antonio to San Francisco is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs $250 - $1,100.

No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Los Angeles, Ca and San Jose, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from San Antonio to San Francisco, including transfers.