There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech by plane, tram, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Los Angeles, tram  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SFO - LAX
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Lake Station

$73 - $242

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Night bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from Millbrae to Glendale FlixBus

$17 - $32

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Fly to Long Beach, line 266 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Long Beach (LGB) SFO - LGB
  2. Take the line 266 bus from Del Amo / Lakewood to Sierra Madre Villa Station

$57 - $243

Fly to Burbank, tram  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Lake Station

$75 - $454

Caltrain, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles, CA

$41 - $60

Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...

$52 - $133

Caltrain, train  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$75 - $191

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech 379.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech is to night bus which costs $17 - $35 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech is to fly and tram which costs $70 - $250 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Del Mar / Chester via San Francisco, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca and El Monte Station - Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Beckman Institute at Caltech is 341 miles. The road distance is 379.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 10 h 31 min and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech is to bus which takes 12 h 10 min and costs $50 - $140. Alternatively, you can Caltrain and train, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 14 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech.
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  • Distance: 340.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Beckman Institute at Caltech, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Union Station - Metro Gold Line, and Lake Station in around 14 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Del Amo / Lakewood to Sierra Madre Villa Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Millbrae to Glendale
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech is 380 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Beckman Institute at Caltech.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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