There are 12 ways to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco by bus, plane, subway, train, night 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

Line 15 bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from SB Transit Center to Sierra Ave & Marygold Ave
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$108 - $566

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA

$40 - $63

10 alternative options

Line 15 bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from SB Transit Center to Sierra Ave & Marygold Ave
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Francisco (SFO) ONT - SFO

$104 - $484

Fly Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose, Caltrain  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$104 - $388

Bus to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Oakland (OAK) SNA - OAK

$119 - $640

Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Francisco  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) LAX - SFO

$87 - $270

Train to Burbank, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK

$120 - $451

Bus, line 9455 bus to Long Beach, fly to Oakland, BART  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the line 9455 bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$79 - $329

Bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 6023 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA Southern CA-Northern CA

$84 - $100

Train  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$82 - $217

Bus, night bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9607 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6862 / ...

$55 - $131

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from San Bernardino to San Francisco 437.1 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco is to train and bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco is to line 15 bus and fly and BART which costs $100 - $600 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between San Bernardino and San Francisco is 385 miles. The road distance is 437.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Bernardino to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from San Bernardino, Ca and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Broadway / 7th and Los Angeles, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 48 min.

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San Bernardino to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Las Vegas, Nv station.

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Map of how to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 384.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from San Bernardino to San Francisco via Los Angls Amtrak, Ca, Broadway / 7th, Broadway / College, and Los Angeles, CA in around 9 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Bernardino to San Francisco via L. A. Union Station station, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Oakland Jack London Square Station, and Lake Merritt in around 14 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Victor Valley Transit Authority
Phone
(760) 948-3030
Email
Info@VVTA.org
Website
vvta.org
Bus from SB Transit Center to Sierra Ave & Marygold Ave
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
vvta.org
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 San Bernardino, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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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