There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Long Beach by plane, bus, tram, 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

Fly San Francisco to Long Beach  •  2 h 31 min

  1. SFO - LGB

$55 - $235

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. via Oakland

$41 - $64

9 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Los Angeles  •  2 h 49 min

  1. SFO - LAX

$73 - $243

Fly San Francisco to Santa Ana, line 9474 bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. SFO - SNA

$101 - $294

Fly San Francisco to Burbank, tram  •  3 h 59 min

  1. SFO - BUR

$78 - $459

BART, BART to Oakland, fly to Long Beach  •  4 h 31 min

  1. OAK - LGB

$63 - $292

Fly San Jose to Long Beach  •  4 h 7 min

  1. SJC - LGB

$92 - $297

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 38 min

  1. 6845

$55 - $125

Caltrain, train  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Bullet / ...
  2. Coast Starlight

$76 - $193

Caltrain, night bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Bullet / ...
  2. 6743 / ...

$51 - $118

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. 400.9 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Long Beach, CA, USA?

JetBlue Airways flies from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Long Beach 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Long Beach every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
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 Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Montgomery St. to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Long Beach is 572 km. The road distance is 641 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Long Beach is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 10 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Long Beach is to fly which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $55 - $240.

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Long Beach. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Long Beach, Ca via Transbay Temp Terminal, Oakland, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Long Beach, including transfers.