There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by plane or train

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 Francisco to Cardiff  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Cardiff (CWL) SFO - CWL

$750 - $2,100

Cheapest option

Fly San Francisco to Manchester, train  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Manchester (MAN) SFO - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to Cardiff Central

$337 - $937

5 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Bristol, train  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bristol (BRS) SFO - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$672 - $2,535

Fly San Francisco to London Heathrow, train  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to London Heathrow (LHR) SFO - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$390 - $950

Fly San Francisco to Southampton, train  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Southampton (SOU) SFO - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Cardiff Central

$612 - $2,836

Fly San Francisco to Exeter, train  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Exeter (EXT) SFO - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$1,016 - $2,707

Fly San Jose to London Heathrow, train  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to London Heathrow (LHR) SJC - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$432 - $1,131

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to fly and train which costs $330 - $950 and takes 15 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to fly which costs $750 - $2,100 and takes 13 h 20 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 5302 miles.

It takes approximately 13 h 20 min to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Cardiff (CWL), including transfers and time at the airport.

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What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales?

KLM, Air France and seven other airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cardiff Airport (CWL) hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Los Angeles, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Detroit, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Minneapolis, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Southampton via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 56 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,900
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Minneapolis, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,300
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,900
Flights from San Francisco to Southampton via Minneapolis, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,300
Flights from San Francisco to Exeter via Paris CDG, Rennes
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $6,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Houston
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Los Angeles, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Detroit, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Minneapolis, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via New York JFK, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Bristol via Munich
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Wilmslow to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150

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