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There are 11 ways to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco by train, plane, subway, tram, 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.

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Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Fontana station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$112 - $569

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Bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6834 / ...

$53 - $137

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Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Fontana station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Francisco (SFO) ONT - SFO

$108 - $487

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Oakland (OAK) SNA - OAK

$117 - $628

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose, BART  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Fontana station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC
  3. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 16th St. Mission BART Station

$148 - $432

Train to Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK

$60 - $214

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

Train, tram to Long Beach, fly to Oakland, BART  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$71 - $300

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  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

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from San Bernardino to San Francisco 437.1 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco is to train and fly and BART which costs $110 - $600 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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

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The best way to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 48 min and costs $80 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco, including transfers.

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San Bernardino to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Bernardino, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Bernardino to San Francisco is to bus which takes 9 h 48 min and costs $80 - $100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $220 and takes 14 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Ontario/San Bernardino Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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San Bernardino to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca 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 7 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 / Chinatown, 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 BART Station in around 14 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland via Reno
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Fontana station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 16th St. Mission BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 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

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 Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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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Yes, the driving distance between San Bernardino to San Francisco is 437 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to drive from San Bernardino to San Francisco.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Ontario/San Bernardino Airport to Oakland Airport.

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Book your San Bernardino to San Francisco bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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